"Our director was against the idea at first, but we did this once in 2013 and it worked, I won," said Sagan, who finished 13th after his bike lost its chain in the sprint. Enditem
Elsewhere, Poland, who were playing without leading striker Robert Lewandowski, registered their first victory of the tournament in Zenica.
In the second half, Shanghai launched aggressive attack to pull one back, but their efforts turned out to be fruitless.
Under CONCACAF's qualifying format, the winners of each of the six first-round groups will play a two-legged knockout tie for a place in the last phase. Mexico, the United States, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Honduras have already secured a place in the final round by virtue of their rankings.
Sunday's stage 9 will continue to be held in the Pyrenees as it follows a 153km route from Pau to Laruns before a rest on Monday. Enditem
Training at times with no appropriate gear like shoes, many athletes in Uganda persevere focusing on winning a medal someday.
In his video, despite saying "unhappy", Messi explained he would see out the last year of his deal because he would "never go to court" against the club. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- A last-gasp penalty from midfielder Clayson Silva earned Bahia a 2-2 draw with leaders Internacional in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.
Both matches will be played behind closed doors in line with health protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local press said on Tuesday, quoting the Moroccan Football Federation.
Simiyu takes over from New Zealand national Paul Feeney who left the post in April citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
After months of preparation, the ITTF announced the return of table tennis into the international arena and named it as RESTART.