The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
Hashimoto, who was appointed as the Olympic minister last year by outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, made the remarks when responding to IOC vice president John Coates' claim on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus situation.
Djokovic's exit means there will be a first-time Grand Slam champion in the men's draw, with Zverev among the contenders at Flushing Meadows.
La Liga replied to the communique insisting that they were correct in their insistence over Leo Messi's release clause. Enditem
LONDON, Sep. 7 (Xinhua) -- Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars).
"It is of course very painful if you concede a goal in the last seconds of the match but I have to say that my team gave everything. Both sides played an interesting first half with chances at both ends of the green. I am overall satisfied with the performance," said Germany head coach Joachim Low.
Mena struck in the 41st and 51st minutes at Estadio Victoria as the visitors secured their fifth win from eight matches.
38-year-old Williams closed out the first set with ease but had trouble in the second when she was broken twice by Gasparyan.
In another third round clash, Australian Open champion Kenin had to weather a barrage of 35 winners coming from Jabeur's racquet, and stayed solid to break the Tunisian's serve three times, fighting her way to a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory.
Capable of playing as a second striker, No. 10 or winger, Evanilson has scored 10 goals in 26 first-team appearances for Fluminense.
MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Leo Messi published a video message on Friday afternoon confirming that he will remain at the Barcelona club for the 2020-21 season to see out the remaining year of his contract.