BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Veteran striker Radamel Falcao said Thursday he still has plenty to offer Colombia's national team as he prepares for his fourth World Cup qualifying campaign.
Although Valencia have had a reasonably bright start to the campaign with two wins, two defeats and a draw to kick off the season, their 2-0 home defeat to Betis last Saturday highlighted the club's shortcomings.
"I didn't drink sodas for four or five years. I know if something is good for me, I will do it, otherwise, I won't."
Fans are discussing possible successors for Loew, whose contract expires in 2022. The former Schalke and Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick and German under-21 coach Stefan Kuntz have been mentioned.
Wang scored 11 straight points as Fujian ended a defense-driven first quarter 19-16 ahead of Wuhan, whose substitute Deng stepped up to nail seven points in a row.
In a video message released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Bach told Chef de Missions of all national Olympic committees, "I am sure the question today in your mind is: will the athletes make their Olympic dream come true in 10 months from now? In this regard, I can reassure you that we are working at full speed with our Japanese partners and friends to ensure safe Olympic Games that are fit for the post-corona world."
Organizers BSI (Budapest Sport Office) specifically indicated that they fully complied with the health precautions prescribed or recommended by authorities, ensuring the health of participants and supporters.
Both players had also tested positive on Sunday, along with defender Christian Ramos and striker Aldair Rodriguez. The latter two were cleared to play in Tuesday's fixture at Estadio Nacional after testing negative on Monday, the Peruvian Football Federation said.
The two-time World Cup winners looked comfortable thereafter - despite managing only two shots on target -- to ensure their campaign started without a hitch.
Basketball Australia CEO Jerril Rechter said it was crucial to deliver the season ahead of two important global tournaments.
"People around felt tired of shooting, but I love it," she said.