"It's a fight for every second now and lots of things will happen to each of us on the road to Paris."
WARSAW, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Johannes Vetter came close to breaking the javelin world record on Sunday, throwing 97.76m at the Skolimowska Memorial meeting in Chorzow, Poland.
SIPG remain unbeaten with six wins and two draws before the match. They kept offense flowing and had a point-blank chance on 34 minutes, while captain Hulk blasted a close-range shot that was saved by China Fortune keeper Bao Yaxiong.
The reigning champions visited Sweden with their captain Ronaldo back in the squad after the 35-year-old Juventus forward missed their opening Nations League match due to a toe problem three days earlier.
"Since 2010, I have never gone without competing for such a long time, so this represents a precious chance," said the 2016 world champion. "It's important to recover my form step by step."
PARIS, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic clinched the yellow jersey from Britain's Adam Yates after Sunday's 2020 Tour de France stage 9, while Roglic's Slovenian compatriot Pogacar won the stage.
WADA president Witold Banka said the Agency would follow the representatives' suggestions.
In the 93rd minute, R&F's goalkeeper Han Jiaqi failed to clear out the ball from the box, giving Paulinho an opportunity to add a buzzer beater for Evergrande.
Loew's strategy might explain why he refuses to initiate the return of experienced forces such as the 2014 World Cup heroes Thomas Mueller, Jerome Boateng, and Mats Hummels. All are in their thirties.
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi confirmed on Friday that he would stay at FC Barcelona this season to see out his four-year contract signed in 2017.