"We are able to come out from the darkness and to celebrate our return to the table. This is a moment of immense joy for all members of the international table tennis family," the Chinese table tennis legend noted.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- The first round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers for North America, Central America and the Caribbean have been pushed back to early next year as the region continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
"We are waiting for the health ministry to give us an answer, because having the players quarantined for 14 days, when they return from Mexico, is not possible for the clubs," FEDEFUT president Rodolfo Villalobos was quoted as saying by newspaper El Universal.
Ma, the winner of 2019 World Championships, now ranks No.3 in the men's singles, while his compatriot Fan ranks No.1.
Beijing gained the upper hand at the beginning of the match, seeing Cedric Bakambu break the deadlock for the title favorites in the 23rd minute after collecting Zhang Yuning's long pass through a close range volley shot.
Vinicius has so far promised more than he has delivered in terms of assists and goals, and Rodrygo overtook him in the pecking order last season, but with Marco Asensio returning from a knee injury and Eden Hazard looking to find full fitness, there is no shortage of wide attacking threat.
The German national record holder's effort is the second farthest throw of all time, just 72 centimeters behind Jan Zelezny's 98.48m world record set 24 years ago.
However, seven of the players tested positive for COVID-19 a few days after their arrival in camp.
YINCHUAN, Sep. 6 (Xinhua) -- "Cycling 600 kilometers in 6 days! A wonderful trip to Qinghai Lake!" On 75-year-old Gu Dawo's WeChat Moments, this latest post has earned more than 100 likes. "It's not only an experience but also a challenge for me to complete the riding tour," Gu said of his first long ride on highlands over 3,000 meters above sea level.
"We have good bench players, which makes me be confident when facing the upcoming new season," the 54-year-old added.
The next round of the 2020 season sees Formula 1 remain in Italy and head to Mugello for the first time, for the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix. Enditem