Abe, who played an important role in helping Tokyo win the bid to host the Olympic Games seven years ago, will be replaced by one of the three candidates vying for the top post of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) next week. Enditem
The World Cups will feature 20 female and 20 male athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America), players selected by world ranking from the other continents (Asia and Oceania), and others according to the provisional World Cup playing system. A maximum of two players per association are allowed for each World Cup event.
LONDON, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chelsea have completed the signing of German international midfielder Kai Havertz on a five-year contract, the Premier League club confirmed on Friday.
The league association is happy about setting up concepts, allowing a certain number of fans to return to stadiums using a day-to-day approach considering infection numbers.
The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
The world indoor record holder had opened her outdoor season in mid-August at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco, winning with a jump of 14.27m.
In the other Group B game here on Sunday, Alan Kardec and Adrian Mierzejewski brought Chongqing Dangdai Lifan a 2-0 lead in the first half. After Hui Jiakang narrowed the gap to one in the 62nd minute for Teda, Felix Bastian's penalty was denied by Chongqing goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei in the 85th minute.
Jorge Messi flew into Barcelona on Wednesday to hold talks with Barca President Josep Maria Bartomeu to resolve the issue. However, their first meeting on Wednesday failed to see their postures come any closer.
The group testing sessions will include some advance-notice testing, where the main focus will be on building the profiles of athletes for the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) program.
"The big thing for me was to be the aggressor and to be okay with making unforced errors," said Osaka. "Apparently I didn't make that many. Just to accept the unforced errors because I know that I'm going for shots."
In earlier matches, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and eighth seed Petra Martic from Croatia also advanced into women's last 16. Enditem