"I think the time will be fast, London is a big race and all the participants are in good shape and able to run faster times," Kipchoge, who holds the official world marathon record of 2:01:39, told Xinhua on Sunday.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth-minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton a 1-0 win away to Burnley for their first win of the season. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday that Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The transfer window closes on October 5 and Koeman admitted he would like to see another central defender arrive before then.
Stefan Lainer (L) of Moenchengladbach vies with Marius Buelter of Union Berlin during a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Union Berlin in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Ulrich Hufnagel/Xinhua)
"Road running has become an increasingly significant part of our sport over the past 20 years and it deserves greater recognition within our World Athletics Series events," World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon told the organization's official website.
"We are a team under construction and we didn't have time to try more solutions in the pre-season, so let's try to find them in these first few games," he added.
The match between Sinner and Goffin was the first match under the new roof on Court Philippe-Chatrier, as the first day of this year's French Open turned out to be a stormy one.
"I'm sure that the sports industry will play a more important role in the Chinese economy in the future." Enditem
The 54-year-old Kotani, who won bronze in the solo and duet events at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, will act as the "voice of the athletes," in the overall management of the games. She will also coordinate with the International Olympic Committee and international sports federations.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.