However, it was a day of mixed feelings for local fans because fellow Frenchman Thibaut Pinot fell on the second climb of the day and finished over 25 minutes behind Peters, whose hopes of becoming the first home rider to win the Tour since 1985 have diminished, as he sits around 19 minutes behind on the overall standings.
The victory was Lithuania's first competitive win since 2016, bringing an end to their 22-match winless run. Enditem
But before the postponed Tokyo Games begins, Wang needs to test himself in his first competition of the COVID-19-disrupted season at the National Championships starting on September 26.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who has won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
In earlier matches, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and eighth seed Petra Martic from Croatia also advanced into women's last 16. Enditem
The current women's half marathon world record in a mixed race is 1:04:31, set by Ethiopia's Ababel Yeshaneh in February in Ras Al Khaimah. Enditem
Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given special dispensation to the country's male and female under 17 and under 20 teams to resume their respective camps to prepare for major international assignments.
Since the running event usually draws more than 60,000 people including family members, the city council of Budapest has limited the number of major running events to three per year, in order to cause less disturbances in the traffic of the Hungarian capital.
LONDON, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chelsea have completed the signing of German international midfielder Kai Havertz on a five-year contract, the Premier League club confirmed on Friday.
With Bayern's Manuel Neuer, Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, and Joshua Kimmich returning in October after a break recovering, Loew might count on the second axis of a Chelsea fraction Werner, Antonio Ruediger, and Kai Havertz.
According to Lin, the IPC allowed a transition period of four years after the new Agitos symbol was released, and Beijing 2022 will try to finish its own work by the end of 2021.