"It was a fantastic evening. The conditions, crowd, competition - it was all fabulous. Sam is a fabulous competitor, and I feel we bring the best out of each other," Duplantis added.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie has slammed the U.S. government's handling of systemic racism and the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, calling it a "tragic embarrassment," CNN reported Tuesday.
Lurie took charge of the Eagles in 1994, and led the team to its first Super Bowl title in 2017.
The hosts added their third goal when Daniel Sampaio latched onto Marco Antonio's pass to slot home in stoppage time.
"We have to own the questions of leadership, we have to own the questions of policy, and there's a lot to be discussed here on that in the future. It's heartbreaking," CNN quoted the owner of the Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) as saying.
"These are needless deaths. Needless. We should be similar to most countries on the planet, and yet, we are an embarrassment, and a tragic embarrassment," Lurie added.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Brazil women's football team will be paid the same as their male counterparts, the South American country's soccer federation said on Wednesday.
"I was looking to take the jersey on stage six anyway so I'll go in with the same tactic - try to win the stage and see what happens."
"I didn't realize at all that it was unauthorized," Alaphilippe said, "But if that's how it is, then no worries. I'll pick myself up again and we'll forget about it."
"I tried to leave last year, but they blocked everything at the last second. It was a project I was excited for but it didn't materialize."
In other matches on Wednesday, Ceara beat local rivals Fortaleza 1-0, Atletico Goianiense drew 1-1 at Fluminense, Corinthians won 2-1 at Goias and Bragantino drew 1-1 at Athletico Paranaense. Enditem