Developing his squad to a high-speed train might come near a tightrope walk as the German coach knows the challenge.
The boycott triggered by bonus payments saw the Union clamp down hard on the dissenting players and coaches which led to the dismissal of Simiyu, a former national captain of the sevens and 15s formats of the game.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- American stars Serena Williams and Sofia Kenin both reached the fourth round at the 2020 US Open after defeating their respective opponents on Saturday.
Meanwhile, in the women's 1,500 metres, reigning Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon will take on 2016 Rio Olympics runner-up Genzebe Dibaba in the Czech Republic. Enditem
But Silva earned the visitors an unlikely point by holding his nerve from the spot in the 97th minute.
The four-day competition, including dressage, jumping, endurance race, speed race and others, attracted more than 300 professional riders from across China.
"Fairness for athletes all over the world remains my number one priority. I will never let clean athletes become hostages of political games. Under the International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories there are many possible consequences that do not impact the athletes," he continued.
Russia maintained their winning start in B3 with a 3-2 triumph in Hungary to build on their opening success over Serbia, who were reduced to 10 men in a 0-0 draw with Turkey.
In another third round clash, Australian Open champion Kenin had to weather a barrage of 35 winners coming from Jabeur's racquet, and stayed solid to break the Tunisian's serve three times, fighting her way to a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory.
The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first session, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, which will follow the traditional home-away round robin format.
After a 52-minute battle of men's doubles, Feng Yanzhe/Ren Xiangyu of Ruichang rallied from two sets down to defeat Zheng Siwei/Liu Yuchen 10-12, 7-11, 12-10, 12-10, 11-7. Li Shipei then triumphed in the men's singles against Tan Zhendong to help Ruichang tie the match 2-2.