BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Colombian playmaker Juan Fernando Quintero said goodbye to River Plate fans on Thursday and expressed hope of an imminent announcement about his future.
"It was a good challenge but also very important for any athlete to be exposed to bigger competitions," Borhani said. Enditem
The 22-year-old netted again on the stroke of half-time with a powerful left-footed finish after Hyoran Kaue's assist.
However, it was a day of mixed feelings for local fans because fellow Frenchman Thibaut Pinot fell on the second climb of the day and finished over 25 minutes behind Peters, whose hopes of becoming the first home rider to win the Tour since 1985 have diminished, as he sits around 19 minutes behind on the overall standings.
WADA said in a statement on Friday that several government representatives have expressed concerns "relative to threats from the United States Government to withdraw funding from the Agency if WADA did not fulfill a number of conditions."
SYDNEY, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Women's world number one Ashleigh Barty will not compete at the French Open later this month, citing COVID-19 risks and a lack of preparation.
MADRID, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Last season saw Real Madrid keep their nerve over the final 11 games to overtake FC Barcelona and claim the 2019-20 La Liga title, and there is little doubt that Zinedine Zidane's side will be clear favorites to reclaim their crown in the season that lies ahead.
The words had appeared on the majority of Paralympic Games and Winter Games iconography, but similar illustrations were seldom seen on their Olympic counterparts.
MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Leo Messi published a video message on Friday afternoon confirming that he will remain at the Barcelona club for the 2020-21 season to see out the remaining year of his contract.
"This is down to a clear error on your behalf... This compensation will not be applied for the end of the contract by a unilateral decision by the player at the end of the 2019-2020 season," insisted Jorge Messi.
The captain scored his and Spain's second by looping a header over Andriy Pyatov just before the half-hour mark, only for Fati to steal his thunder with a wonderful strike just three minutes later.