Trailing at 76-79 in overtime, Tianjin's Zhao Fangxin got three free throws at the stroke of the final whistle, but she missed all of them and saw the chance slip away.
The 19-year-old Swiatek continued her stunning run at Roland Garros as she has made the history for her country by becoming the first Polish woman to play in the final in Paris during the Open era.
But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
"Getting my world half marathon record title back was special moment for me, especially having not competed since mid-March owing to COVID-19, I was excited when I crossed the line in a world record time," said Jepchirchir, who ventured into road running in 2013 after being inspired by Mary Keitany, the 2017 London Marathon champion. Enditem
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
Along with her students, Wang staged her stunning freestyle football tricks in a gala for the celebration of the one-year countdown to the 2021 China's National Games on Sept. 15.
To support the delivery of the season, athletes have agreed to a uniform pay reduction of 15 percent with the exception of those already on minimum payments.
There was better news involving forward Richarlison, who trained freely after injuring his left ankle while playing for Everton in their 4-2 win over Brighton on Saturday. Enditem
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Beijing came back from an early struggle to outlast Shandong 82-74 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
NAIROBI, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's 1,500m Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon will challenge the 24-year-old 1,000m world record again in Hengelo, Netherlands on Saturday, after she narrowly missed to overwrite it in Monaco two months ago.