"I really wanted to give an effort here. It's my Achilles that didn't have enough to properly heal after the [US] Open. I was able to get it somewhat better, but just looking long-term in this tournament, will I be able to get through enough matches? For me, I don't think I could," said the three-time Roland Garros champion.
"We don't know if the coach will take part in the camp but his infection won't affect the plans of the team. Moreover, the coach is able to do some things virtually," added the PZPN's spokesperson. Enditem
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Yufei, who broke the Asian record in the women's 100m butterfly in the preliminary heat on Tuesday, captured gold in the final at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Wednesday.
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
Striker Issa Alekasir's header in the 88th minute found the back of net and sent the Reds to the competition's next round.
However the CBF rejected the petition, arguing that Flamengo's squad was big enough to field a team for the match.
After Bayern had targeted the Dutch full-back for several months and Flick named the 19-year-old as his desired player the German record champions refused to increase its reported 20-million-euro offer. Barca is said to invest 25 million eruos plus a higher salary.
"The special situation during the pandemic forced people to find new ways of doing sports," said Liu. "Online sports competitions, online training classes and sports broadcasting shows have become more popular. That also led to faster development of hi-tech sporting equipment."
HOHHOT, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- A regional winter Naadam featuring sports and tourism activities will be held from December 23 to 26 this year in a pastoral area of Hulunbuir City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local sports officials said on Friday.
More setbacks could well affect the entire season and increase the pressure on coach Lucien Favre at an early stage.
Liu Fumin is confident of the future. "The sports industry has been influenced, but at the same time, the Chinese economy is still moving ahead, and the Chinese sports industry is still developing," he said.