Over the years, Uganda has been a rising star in the world of long distance running, gunning to join the table of countries with world class long distance runners like neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia.
BERLIN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Despite facing presumably the most stressful season ever, German coach Joachim Loew is on the way of preparing his team to win the 2021 continental title.
"I began to run marathons when I was 68," said Gu. In 2013, he met Yin Jie, head of a running club in Ningxia, and they often exercised together. Also a runner, Yin encouraged Gu to try the marathon, which piqued his interest. At first, Gu didn't know much about marathons, but after training, he registered for the International Half Marathon in Hangzhou in 2013 and finished it in 1 hour, 58 minutes and 59 seconds. Since then, Gu has run several marathons across China, and began to take part in competitions abroad in 2017.
In the women's doubles, Xu Yifan from China and America's Nicole Melichar reached the second round after edging past their opponents in straight sets. Enditem
Beijing Guoan's second-place position and Wuhan Zall's third position remain unchanged in Group B. Enditem
MONTREAL, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The United States could face sanctions if they cut off funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
With white hair, sunglasses and professional sportswear, Gu is greeted by many people as he goes past them.
"It was full gas all the way today, from start to finish there were anxious moments," said Yates.
PZPN gave a quick response to these accusations. "It's true Hertha wanted Piatek returning to Germany instead of playing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but we didn't give a green light. They even contacted FIFA, who claimed that there is no rule that allows clubs to demand such things from national teams," said PZPN's spokesman Jakub Kwiatkowsi to the local media on Monday.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
The 28-year-old was close to scoring a hat-trick in the 60th minute, only to see his one-on-one shot blocked by Jianye's goalkeeper Wu Yan.