"But we are optimistic because we know we can do it because we have a fantastic partnership with Tokyo and an equally strong partnership with Beijing," he added.
Only a couple of hours before the race started on Tuesday, the Tour organizers announced that all the riders' tests returned negative but race director Christian Prudhomme tested positive along with four staff members from four different teams.
"At the beginning of this term, all girls worked very hard," Gao said, adding that nearly 30 girls from No.4 High School have gone to college on football scholarships since 2015, like 18-year-old Yang Wenxiao, who was admitted to Lanzhou University last month.
Briton Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and kept a three-second lead over Jumbo's Primoz Roglic in the overall standings.
Finishers got their running medal in their hand, not on their neck.
"A second test will be carried out within 72 hours and then another every five days as long as they remain in the tournament," he added.
Ruichang now continue at second in the standings behind Qingdao Renzhou, which also enjoyed a victory on Saturday, defeating Jiangsu Weikeduo 4-1 with ease.
"It was a good challenge but also very important for any athlete to be exposed to bigger competitions," Borhani said. Enditem
In the men's singles, Russian players Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev joined Thiem in the last eight while Australia's Alex De Minaur also advanced. Enditem
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Fifth seed Alexander Zverev from Germany said he was "in shock" after top seed Novak Djokovic was defaulted from the US Open on Sunday.
English Premier League announces the termination of cooperation with Chinese broadcaster PP Sports.