CHENGDU, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Powerhouse Qingdao Renzhou suffered its first season loss in the 11th round of the China Badminton Super League (CBSL), after going down to Ruichang Biyuan 3-2 here on Tuesday.
But he played down Hashimoto's determination when asked if the pandemic could not be fully contained next year.
In the final clash of the mixed doubles, Feng Yanzhe/Lin Lingfang, the gold medalists at the 2019 World Youth Championships, controlled the game to sweep Ye Yuanpeng/Yang Xiaole 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, securing the victory for Ruichang.
The Tricolor failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and were dumped out of last year's Copa America in Brazil before the knockout phase.
"It was a tough match and we fought hard. It wasn't easy, it could be better in the future," Mbappe said. "The most important thing is the result."
The veteran opened the score by firing a freekick before the break, then added a second by curling home from the edge of the penalty area in the 73rd minute.
In men's draw, second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria celebrated his 27th birthday by notching a comfortable 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 second-round victory over India's Sumit Nagal.
Barys Nur-Sultan's players celebrate during the 2020-2021 Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) ice hockey match between Riga Dinamo and Barys Nur-Sultan in Riga, Latvia, Sept. 3, 2020. (Photo by Edijs Palens/Xinhua)
World champion Daniel Stahl took his 13th consecutive victory in the men's discus, with the Swede throwing 67.28m.
ROME, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Italian Serie A elites Roma announced on Tuesday that Nicolo Zaniolo will under surgery after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
The trio allows Loew to rely on fast counterattacks after winning the ball with high-pressing tactics.