After a lucky penalty-shootout victory over Ireland in the European qualifiers on Thursday, Slovakia had its hopes up for a possible first Group 2 triumph in the Nation's League fixture in Glasgow, but a weak performance of Pavel Hapal's squad left the home team unchallenged and Slovakia in the last place of the standings with only a single point earned.
"I don't have much to say but that I was completely overplayed by Rafa, by a better player on the court," said Djokovic in the post-match conference.
KIGALI, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Rwandan men's senior national team, Amavubi, on Wednesday announced the 37-man provisional squad, including ten foreign-based players, ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Cape Verde next month after a suspension due to the COVID-19.
"Our defense slumped in the third quarter, and gave opponents many open shots from 3-point land," Hebei coach Ma Tao rued. Enditem
"The passion and commitment of all involved in the league and their unwavering love of Australian basketball are the core reasons why players, coaches, officials and club staff will be making significant sacrifices to ensure the 2020 WNBL season is contested," Jackson said.
TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday dismissed the complaint by Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr soccer team against Iran's Persepolis after the semi-final match of the AFC Champions League.
The two-time world champions arrived in La Paz on Sunday and held a light training session on Monday at a training complex belonging to local first division team The Strongest. Enditem
"It's clear that they are better prepared than us, especially when you consider they have had more than 20 days to adapt to the altitude," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
WARSAW, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Seven speed skaters of the Poland national team have tested positive for COVID-19, informed the Polish Speed Skating Federation in the official statement on Friday.
"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
The other semifinal of women's singles will see Poland's history-maker Iga Swiatek face Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska. Enditem