World Athletics issued a statement on Wednesday to support the decisions of the court. "Whilst we are disappointed this happened in our sport, we are grateful for the strong and clear decisions that have been taken against the individuals involved and charged with these crimes, and we would like to ensure that similar actions by individuals can never happen again in our sport," the statement noted. Enditem
Elsewhere, Russia's Andrey Rublev beat Argentinian qualifier Facundo Bagnis 6-4, 6-4 and will meet Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in the next round.
"It [a return to international football] is a wish and a goal. I want to take it game-by-game and if the opportunity arrives I will be very happy. If it doesn't, I'll continue working hard so that I can be considered."
In the women's pole vault, nobody conquered the height of 4.40 meters because of wet ground. Song Tingting, Niu Chunge and Asian champion Li Ling shared the same height of 4.30m, but Song won the title because she jumped the 4.30m mark in her first attempt.
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, beginning on October 8, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
Alcantara will be only Liverpool's second signing of the summer after the arrival of left-back Kostas Tsimikas, who will provide backup to Andy Robertson, even though other sides, such as Liverpool's weekend rivals Chelsea, have been more active in the transfer market.
At approximately the same time, Thiago arrived in Liverpool to complete his move to the club after the Premier League champions agreed a 30 million euro fee with Bayern Munich earlier in the week.
In Group G's other match, Al-Ain FC and Al-Sadd SC shared the points in a thrilling 3-3 draw. Enditem
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat American Venus Williams 7-6 (7), 6-2 in their first round match. Enditem
The Bayern striker indicated his club might use different line-ups and tactical approaches to get through the season.
FUZHOU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) club Fujian Sturgeons said on Saturday that they will not sign Ty Lawson back to the franchise after his controversial social media post triggered public anger.