But just when it appeared as if the race had settled into a predictable rhythm, the Racing Point of Lance Stroll suffered a puncture on lap 43 that sent the Canadian careening off the circuit at high speed.
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
La Liga kicked off on Saturday with a 0-0 draw between Eibar and Celta, before Yangel Herrera and Luis Milla gave Granada a 2-0 win at home over Athletic Club and Osasuna won 2-0 away at newly promoted Cadiz with goals from Adrian Lopez and Ruben Suarez. Enditem
At the wrong end of the table, Elche, who did well to earn promotion through the play-offs, will expect to suffer, especially after replacing the popular coach Pacheta with Jorge Almiron, who has never coached in Europe.
The tournament which is part of the European Tour has been moved to 2021, returning to a March date which has been a tradition since the first Kenya Open Championship in 1967.
Crystal Palace's Wilfred Zaha needed 13 games to get off the mark last season, but needed just 13 minutes this time around as he scored the only goal of the game in his side's 1-0 win over Southampton, who were nowhere near their best in south London and rarely troubled a well-organized home defense.
Both sides traded frenetic attacks but neither was able to break the tie before the final whistle.
An official of the organizing committee named Wei Tieping told Xinhua that the 14th National Games wouldn't be held in close doors amid the regular COVID-19 control in China.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Luneng were held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Shenhua in the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday, while Guangzhou Evergrande beat Shenzhen FC 2-0.
The ITTF announced a restart plan earlier this month, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World Cup and the ITTF Finals to be staged in November. Enditem
In regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, Samaranch reported that Beijing 2022 has been in direct contact with the relevant International Federations, developing plans for different scenarios at a number of official test events this coming winter based on the latest COVID-19 situation.