Alaphilippe had led Yates by four seconds when the race was finished and looked to have retained the yellow jersey, but television footage showed him taking a bottle from a Deceuninck-Quick Step team support member with 17.8km to go - under the rules of cycling's world governing body UCI, riders are not allowed to take on food or drink in the final 20km of a race.
A source told Xinhua, they have paid 50 percents of the negotiated fees at the initial stage of the three-year circle.
"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."
"COVID-19 brought us lot of challenges, which were highlighted in the copyright negotiations. We are regretful to announce the termination with Premier League despite rounds of negotiations," read a statement.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Badminton World Federation (BWF) President and Olympic gold medalist Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen revealed on Thursday that he is receiving treatment after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
The match ended in a goalless draw, despite Botafogo's 17 shots on goal to Coritiba's seven.
Luneng, who lost to Dalian Pro 1-0 in the last round, hit the woodwork twice during the game against Suning.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic suffered a surprise defeat to France's Caroline Garcia in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
The 23-year-old Dutchman has signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford, with an option to extend by a further year. The transfer fee is 39 million euros (46 million U.S. dollars), which may increase to 44 million euros if certain clauses are met.
In the 65th minute, Dalian's Ke Zhao added a goal of his own and sealed the 4-0 victory.
"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."