Nearly all students have returned to schools this September in China. As the COVID-19 epidemic eases and the new semester begins, girls in northwest China can return to their beloved football pitch again.
Hashimoto, who was appointed as the Olympic minister last year by outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, made the remarks when responding to IOC vice president John Coates' claim on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus situation.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed by one year for the first time in Olympic history, and Dubi admitted a lot of work remained between now and the rescheduled summer of 2021 for Tokyo organizers.
Sweden's star pole vaulter Armand Duplantis once again failed to beat Ukrainian legend Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old best outdoor mark of 6.14 meters, as the 20-year-old failed all his three attempts at 6.15m after clearing 6.00m. Enditem
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
Cheptegei and Kiplimo are only part of the top tier of athletes that the East African country has to offer.
Elsewhere, Sao Paulo beat Fluminense 3-1 at home thanks to second-half goals from Brenner, Luciano Rocha and Vitor Bueno. Wellington Silva was on the scoresheet for the visitors.
The International Army Games 2020 was held in Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan from Aug. 23 to Sept. 5.
"Surprised? No. Frustrated? Obviously," said Konta. "I think what we've seen time and time again in every tournament is that these are the best players in the world, so on any given day they can play incredible tennis."
Qingdao continue leading in the standings after nine games, with Ruichang ranking second by sweeping Shenzhen 5-0 on Sunday.
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