Inter Milan midfielder Barella headed home in first-half stoppage time after receiving a long pass from Ciro Immobile, with the goal enough for Italy to clinch three points in Amsterdam.
After successful completing the distance, his emotions turned to "delighted and surprised."
"Ensuring a safe return to international table tennis has been our utmost priority ever since the pandemic broke out. I am delighted that, with the fantastic support and hard work carried out by everyone at the ITTF over several months, we have managed to get events back up and running before the end of 2020," said the ITTF President Thomas Weikert.
The ITTF Women's World Cup features 20 athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America) and players selected by world rankings from the other continents (Asia and Oceania). For each World Cup event, there will be maximum of two players per association. Enditem
Cheptegei is already the 2019 men's 10,000 world champion and world cross country champion.
Gu developed the habit of exercising very early. When he worked in Yinchuan and Shenzhen, he always ran or cycled to work. "Exercise makes people healthy. Some people around my age suffer from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. I pay more attention to maintain a good body and good mentality through exercise," Gu said.
David Kimuli, a sports fan, told Xinhua in a recent interview that despite the little resources invested in sports, local athletes continue to prove that a lot more can be achieved if more is invested.
The home side almost grabbed a winner in the dying seconds, only to see Zahavi's last-ditch effort cannon off the post.
Awaiting him in the next round is 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Paulinho's late goal in the injury time helped Guangzhou Evergrande overcame their city rivals Guangzhou R&F 2-1 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday.
The International Army Games 2020 was held in Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan from Aug. 23 to Sept. 5.