KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Thailand has pulled out of the Thomas and Uber Cup finals 2020, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday.
Mercedes almost immediately elected to pit Hamilton for his scheduled tyre change, but crucially failed to notice that race director Michael Masi had temporarily closed the pit entrance to allow marshals to clear the stricken Haas, earning their driver a 10-second stop-go penalty that put him out of serious contention.
However, he was very critical of Bartomeu, accusing him of "not keeping his word" and also criticizing the direction of the club in recent years.
In other matches on Friday, Tijuana secured a 2-1 home win over Monterrey and Santos Laguna drew 1-1 at Juarez. Enditem
CHENGDU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Title favorites Qingdao Renzhou faced little challenge at Thursday's Chinese Badminton Super League as they defeated Xiamen Tefang 4-1 to secure their sixth straight victory of the campaign.
Sweden's star pole vaulter Armand Duplantis once again failed to beat Ukrainian legend Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old best outdoor mark of 6.14 meters, as the 20-year-old failed all his three attempts at 6.15m after clearing 6.00m. Enditem
"I think the supervisors are just doing their job, but very unlucky for Novak," said Zverev, who reached the quarterfinals by winning on Sunday. "If it would have landed anywhere else, he would have been fine."
After the result, Shijiazhuang rank fifth with 13 points, while Qingdao are sixth with seven points among eight sides in the league Suzhou division. Enditem
Since the ITTF rankings have been frozen since April 2020, the restart plan will offer players the opportunity to elevate their world rankings before the end of 2020.
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- World champions Ma Long and Fan Zhendong will lead the Chinese team at the coming 2020 ITTF men's World Cup.
PRAGUE, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir broke the women-only half marathon world record in Prague on Saturday morning.