"Getting my world half marathon record title back was special moment for me, especially having not competed since mid-March owing to COVID-19, I was excited when I crossed the line in a world record time," said Jepchirchir, who ventured into road running in 2013 after being inspired by Mary Keitany, the 2017 London Marathon champion. Enditem
In last year's campaign, Loew's team only escaped relegation after the top group was extended.
The two players exchanged serves in the first two of the second set, but after Kenin called for a medical timeout at 2-1 down, the battle was in Swiatek's dominance as she swept four consecutive games to wrap up the second set in just 31 minutes.
A pair of free throws from Guo extended Hebei's advantage to 10 points midway through the second quarter.
Cheng was insurmountable in the paint, scoring consecutive buckets on second chances, as Henan gained its biggest advantage of 20 points in the third quarter.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
Speaking to the press ahead of the trip to Ukraine, Busquets said that although "it's obvious I'm not 20 years old anymore and can't look far into the future; I feel good."
Neymar was limited to physiotherapy on Thursday after limping off the pitch at Brazil's Granja Comary training base in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro, on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho said Saturday that his hunger for success has increased three-fold after his season-long loan at Bayern Munich.
As the match progressed, Germany assumed control and Turkey's goalkeeper Mert Gunok had to be on guard to defuse long-range efforts from Julian Brandt and Luca Waldschmidt before the break.
PORTO ALEGRE, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Thiago Galhardo continued his rich vein of form with two first-half goals as Internacional won 2-0 at Bragantino in Brazil's Serie A championship on Thursday.