"I've reached a level of maturity that has allowed me to be a part of the national team," he said. "It's a position in which we've always had players with a lot of quality that have created history.
SYDNEY, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) season will be contested entirely in a north Queensland hub from November this year, Basketball Australia announced on Friday.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
The former president of the London Olympics organizing committee inspected the track at the Olympic Stadium accompanied by the Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita and World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon.
Germany seemed destined for a 3-2 win but Turkey had the last laugh as Karaman was on target in injury time to share the spoils.
"That's what I try to do here also in the national team: to push my intensity to the limit to achieve big things," the former Liverpool player said.
Sheffield United's striker Oliver McBurnie could have made it 2-0 for the home team in the 79th minute but his promising header bounced off the crossbar of Dusan Kuciak's goal.
MADRID, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona's Spain international midfielder Sergio Busquets said on Monday that he is not thinking about retiring from international football.
The decision, which is aimed at cutting spending, was announced after Beijing 2022 organizers reached a consensus with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS).
Coe will meet with Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori later, but admitted that he did not come for "assurances" from the organizers.
The Spaniard booked his berth in the final earlier in the afternoon by a straight-set 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(0) win over 12-seeded Diego Schwartzman, taking revenge for his Rome quarterfinal loss to the Argentine.