PARIS, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- British rider Adam Yates took the lead of the Tour de France after home title favorite Julian Alaphilippe was given a 20-second penalty in Wednesday's stage five, which was won by Belgian Wout van Aert.
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.
"This is not the way I'd imagined taking the yellow jersey," Yates said, "If I'm honest, no one wants to take the jersey like this."
A lonely Lutsenko sprinted to the finish and had to wait 55 seconds before the second rider Herrada appeared.
Before the game, Dalian ranked seventh with six points in the eight-team division in northeastern China's Dalian city, while Henan, also on six points, sat at the bottom by virtue of their inferior goal difference.
The organizers designed a route with a 17km climb before the finish line, which seemed like it might bring about some interesting developments on the rugged, narrow mountain road.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Men's top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia survived a first set scare to beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open, while women's top seed Karolina Pliskova suffered an early exit on Wednesday.
"It's top players, so if you wait for the mistake it's never going to happen," Garcia said. "If you let Pliskova breeze and take your serve, you're never going to make a return, and then it's 6-4, 6-4 and you're done in one hour."
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem
The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States has surpassed 6 million, with national death toll topping 185,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
His contract with Real Madrid runs to June 2022, but Bale has refused to rule out a move, either this summer or in January.