Led by two-time world champion Xu Jiayu from Zhejiang, the Chinese swimmers bettered the world record by 0.15 seconds. The previous record was held by American swimmers.
Tao Guannan from Guangdong and Shandong's Liu Zongyu took second and third places respectively.
Given the restrictions arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the London Marathon event will be in an enclosed looped course in St James' Park, but an unbowed Kipchoge said he did not adjust his training program to meet the challenge of running in a loop course.
DALIAN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande finished its first stage of Chinese Super League with a victory on Sunday as it beat Dalian Pro 1-0 with a stroke of luck.
Dortmund took the reins from the kick-off and pressed Augsburg on the back foot. Augsburg's defense had their hands full while goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz had to deny a dangerous volley from Axel Witsel in the 6th minute.
"[I'm] struggling to walk so that's a tell-tale sign that I should try to recover," she added.
ACCRA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ahead of the resumption of continental competitions, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has arranged an online workshop on club licensing and stadia to discuss with stakeholders the key elements in the organization of the game.
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
However, the good news for Real Madrid is that Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio are both fit after missing the first two games of the season through injury. Both have trained with the rest of the first team squad at the start of the week and should be available to at least start on the bench on Wednesday.
Ranking fourth in the preliminary heats of the women's 400m individual medley, Ye didn't advance to that final, as she failed to make the top eight in a round of physical tests, a new requirement for this year's championships.
"I played quite a solid match when I was serving, I was playing some good points. I did some good forehands, winners down the line, that's a key shot for me," said Nadal.