Qingdao stormed to a 4-0 lead after they took victories in mixed doubles, men's singles, women's doubles and women's singles. However, men's doubles young pair Guo Ruohan and Shang Yichen defended some honor for Xiamen as they overcame a one game deficit to beat world champion Liu Yuchen and his partner Guo Junhao 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-9 in the final dual.
"You dream of it and never think it will happen," an emotional Bennett said after the race, during which the 29-year-old collected 65 sprint points to clinch the green jersey from Slovakia's Peter Sagan.
It was a tough day for all cyclists as the mountainous stage 8, a 141km ride to Loudenvielle, featured three challenging ascents which scattered the peloton.
The safety car came in at the end of lap 23, by which time almost all the drivers had made their pit stops legitimately, but almost immediately Charles Leclerc lost control of his Ferrari and crashed heavily at Parabolica, forcing proceedings to be halted while marshals cleared Leclerc's car and repaired damage to the barrier.
MONTREAL, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The United States could face sanctions if they cut off funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released a report in June concluding that the U.S. was not fairly represented in WADA proportionate to its contribution - 2.7 million U.S. dollars per year to the core budget of WADA - and that WADA had not made enough efforts in reform.
Brazilian striker Dourado equalized with a penalty in the 35th minute for Jianye after his compatriot Feng Boxuan tumbled under the challenge of Yi Teng in the box.
"It makes me very happy to be back and I'm grateful that Necaxa has given me this opportunity," Cruz told W Radio. "We don't have much time to work but we will be proactive to take the steps necessary for the team to improve.
"It's going to be one of the young guys, I think, if you count Dominic Thiem as a young guy, as well. He obviously has a chance to win. Now I think it is the time where it gets really interesting. We'll see where we go from here." Enditem
A newly-promoted side in the Chinese division two league, Chang'an Athletic finished the 2019 season in 9th place on the 16-team table.
But having performed admirably since replacing Benjamin Ayimba, his former coach at Shujaa, at the helm on Oct. 17, 2016, KRU has once again turned to the retired ace to kick-start the rebuilding process for the team. Enditem