BARCELONA, Sep.7 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi showed up at FC Barcelona's training field on Monday for the first time since the 33-year-old forward announced his intention to leave the club 11 days ago.
"You can feel it in your body when you have a good throw, mostly you feel the whole energy behind it, from the right toe to the chest to the hands. In the javelin you need your whole body. But it's really hard to explain - you feel it for less than one second. But then you realize that it was a huge throw," he explained.
While club coaches, first of all, consider short-term success, Loew is speaking about his obligation to think in longer time-frames. Fan expectations might be similarly high.
Thailand joins Chinese Taipei and Australia as member associations unable to take their place. Replacement teams have yet to be announced, the BWF said.
"There's no past Grand Slam champions left in the draw," said fifth seed Alexander Zverev from Germany, who made light work of Spain's Alejandro Davidovich 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in another fourth round match.
NAIROBI, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Sheila Chelangat is set for her first competition at the Ostrava Golden Continental Tour on Tuesday after starting the season with a commanding victory at the national cross country championships in February before COVID-19 halted her dreams.
CHENGDU, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Powerhouses Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan both clinched victories at Friday's China Badminton Super League, remaining in first and second place respectively.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Men's top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia wasted little time to see off Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, while Japan's Naomi Osaka beat teenage prodigy Marta Kostyuk from Ukraine in three sets in the US Open third round on Friday.
Simiyu takes over from New Zealand national Paul Feeney who left the post in April citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I was thinking to run maybe 1:04:50, but I'm so happy," said the 2016 world half marathon championships gold medalist.
Zhang Weiwei posted her best result of the early season when the 23-year-old Hubei native carded a bogey-free round featuring six birdies.