"The first is the health risks that still exist with COVID. The second is my preparation, which has not been ideal without my coach being able to train with me due to the state border closures in Australia."
Iran's women team finished fifth in the 2018 Asian Club Championship in Kazakhstan, and Borhani was among the top four scorers of the tournament.
In the constructors' standings, Mercedes stay out in front with 281 points. Red Bull remain second with 158 points, while third-placed McLaren now have 98 points after their best result of the year.
After nine games, Shanghai Shenhua are now sitting fourth in the Dalian division table with 12 points, only one point ahead of Shenzhen Jiazhaoye. They will face Shandong Luneng next Wednesday. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is hopeful that Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 can proceed in good order despite the disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
According to WADA, government representatives have asked the Agency to consider the possibility of amending its rules so that such a move could face potential sanctions.
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will participate in the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for every association.
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.
"I corresponded with the German Football Association DFB about Piatek's case. They ensured that they will try their best to let the player avoid the quarantine. A week ago we had a meeting with UEFA. We heard that the national federations should contact their governments to talk about the safety rules in those situations," added Kwiatkowski.
But things didn't go as organisers may have expected.
La Liga replied to the communique insisting that they were correct in their insistence over Leo Messi's release clause. Enditem