LJUBLJANA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Slovenia beat Moldova 1-0 at the Stadion Stozice on Sunday, securing their first win in this year's UEFA Nations League after drawing with Greece on Thursday.
In the men's One Hour event, Britain's and Olympic champion Mo Farah held off the challenge of his training partner, home athlete Bashir Abdi, to set a new mark of 21,330m - eclipsing the 2007 mark of 21,285m set by Haile Gebrselassie. Abdi finished eight meters behind. Enditem
Yates was dropped on the final climb of the 153km from Pau to Laruns, which was the second day that the race took place in the Pyrenees.
Kenin, who won her first Grand Slam title at this year's Australian Open, did not face a break point in her match against 17-year-old Fernandez before nailing her convincing win.
Finishers got their running medal in their hand, not on their neck.
Osaka lost all three of her previous matches against Rogers, but this time she turned the tables and needed just one hour and 20 minutes to triumph.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Multiple world and Olympic champion Mo Farah of Britain and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands respectively broke the men's and women's one-hour run world record at the Diamond League exhibition meeting here Friday night.
The men's hammer throw was a battle between two Polish competitors, with Pawel Fajdek beating Wojciech Nowicki with his best of 79.81m. Alexandra Tavernier of France won the women's event after she threw 74.12m.
In an absorbing third round match, 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams rallied to defeat 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes, while second seed Kenin also faced a tough challenge in a straight sets win over Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
"The sport venues are almost completely finished. All the constructions are on time. The financing for these Games, and especially the private contributions from the Chinese business players, has been unprecedented," he said.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- American veteran Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem of Austria both advanced at the US Open but followed different paths en route to the next round on Monday.