"It was a very hard and equally balanced match. The initial tie was fair and then we got lucky in the penalty lottery," said Slovakia captain Marek Hamsik afterwards.
MADRID, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Spain coach Luis Enrique said that his players would not be affected by the Spanish government's decision on Friday to impose a state of alarm in the region of Madrid to try to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In a video message released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Bach told Chef de Missions of all national Olympic committees, "I am sure the question today in your mind is: will the athletes make their Olympic dream come true in 10 months from now? In this regard, I can reassure you that we are working at full speed with our Japanese partners and friends to ensure safe Olympic Games that are fit for the post-corona world."
Triggering the fulfilment of the new generation's potential requires more encouragement and time.
In an excellent eighth place was Nico Hulkenberg, once again featuring as a last-minute substitute for Racing Point after regular driver Lance Stroll was taken ill on Saturday morning, and the German showed well despite his limited running this weekend.
BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- FIVB President Ary S. Graca has pledged his commitment to the development of volleyball in Asia (including Oceania).
The result at the Nabizao stadium lifted Internacional to second in the 20-team standings, two points behind leaders Atletico Mineiro. Bragantino dropped to 19th and have just two wins from 14 matches.
Radovan Pulis' wonderful hat-trick night adorned the match in Zvolen where he led his team to a 5-2 victory over the visitors from Trencin.
Duvan Zapata put the hosts ahead in the 16th minute at Estadio Metropolitano with a lunging effort after Juan Cuadrado's driving run and perfectly weighted cross from the right.
"Athletics is the number one sport of the Olympic Games. We are here to let the organizing committee know, I think they already know it. We want to work very closely with them. We want these games to be hugely successful. They (the games) will come when the world is relying heavily on sport. I hope they come out of the pandemic."
Starting from pole position in a race he needed to win to eat into Hamilton's championship lead, Bottas held off the Briton in the opening stages but lost the lead after locking a wheel on lap 13, before pulling off six laps later for his first retirement of the season.