"Fairness for athletes all over the world remains my number one priority. I will never let clean athletes become hostages of political games. Under the International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories there are many possible consequences that do not impact the athletes," he continued.
Banka said his focus is "absolutely" on the welfare of athletes, and that the anti-doping system that "has served clean athletes" must be protected.
"The two words were first added to the emblem to make sure people understands it represents the Paralympic Games. The IPC was concerned whether Chinese people knew its meaning if they were removed," explained Lin, who was worried by the difference between the two emblems when placed together.
"At the beginning of this term, all girls worked very hard," Gao said, adding that nearly 30 girls from No.4 High School have gone to college on football scholarships since 2015, like 18-year-old Yang Wenxiao, who was admitted to Lanzhou University last month.
The home team had a great chance to even things up in the 30th minute when Eli Dasa's ball found an unmarked Eran Zahavi whose shot went wide of goal.
"If we can exert our speed and strength, we young players are able to beat experienced ones in the 11-point competition system," said Han Qianxi.
It was announced here on Thursday that Iran's national football team will play Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in friendly matches in October.
All players, technical staff, and other essential service providers would undergo the mandatory COVID-19 testing on arrival, GFA said.
CHENGDU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Title favorites Qingdao Renzhou faced little challenge at Thursday's Chinese Badminton Super League as they defeated Xiamen Tefang 4-1 to secure their sixth straight victory of the campaign.
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.
The win meant Qingdao continue to lead the overall standings, although second-placed Ruichang Biyuan also cruised to a victory, beating second from the bottom team Anhui Souyu 4-1 later in the day.