BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi will be free to play in Argentina's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ecuador next month after the forward's suspension was deemed to be no longer valid, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday.
Under World Athletics guidelines introduced last year, Semenya would have to take testosterone-reducing drugs in order to compete in the races from 400m to a mile. But the 29-year-old has chosen not to do it.
However, in a reversal of fortunes from the previous getaway, this time Hamilton got the better start and jumped Bottas to take the lead.
Palace had ended last season with a run of eight games without a win and this victory was exactly what coach Roy Hodgson needed.
"The VNL will be especially important next season as we work to define and prepare the group of players we'll be taking to Tokyo for the Olympics," the veteran coach explained.
Arm wrestlers compete during the 1st arm wrestling competition in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, Sept.11, 2020. (Photo by Murad Abdo/Xinhua)
"Before that, we had a situation with a spit from Di Maria," the Portuguese coach added.
The 37-year-old played an important role in the country's first-ever qualification to the FIFA World Cup in Germany in 2006 and subsequently in the 2010 and 2014 editions in South Africa and Brazil respectively. Enditem
Following the cancellation of the Paris 2020 European Athletics Championship in April, the last major European Athletics event this year has been cancelled.
BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) released the Chinese version of the Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP) toolkit and I'mPOSSIBLE toolkit, with the support of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Friday.
HARBIN, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Three simple sticks striking each other might be a way for Chinese people to exercise.