In the women's tournament, Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals after Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva retired with the scores at 6-2, 2-0. She is to meet ninth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who beat former number one Victoria Arazenka.
Maracana SA chief executive Severiano Braga said one section of the pitch had already been replaced with positive results.
CONMEBOL says it has imposed strict sanitary protocols for the tournament, in accordance with requirements in each of the confederation's 10 member nations.
The 33-year-old Serb now faces a semifinal against Casper Ruud of Norway, who beat fourth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5).
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Sport Recife, three days after parting ways with their Brazilian Serie A rivals Gremio.
According to Reuters, Diack was found guilty of accepting bribes from Russian athletes suspected of doping, to cover up test results and let them compete in major events including the 2012 London Olympics.
"The FIVB is committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of the global Volleyball Family, and aims to launch an invitation to bid for the 2021 edition by the end of October 2020," read a statement.
The idea to add some leadership skills to exiting teenage talents could well pay off if the Swiss coach can create stability.
Now, the 29-year-old says he is fully fit again and ready to shine for the Albiceleste, should he be given the chance.
The lower league side had the worst possible start on home soil as Maximilian Sauer's handball allowed Jadon Sancho to break the deadlock from the spot with just 14 minutes played.
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