"It's not every day you lead the Tour de France so I'm not going to throw it away, I want to keep it for as long as possible."
"I'm happy for the mentality, the performance, the boys really played brilliantly," Mancini told Italian broadcaster Rai.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Serena Williams rallied to defeat 2017 winner Sloane Stephens in the US Open third round and move into the women's singles last 16 on Saturday.
Elsewhere, Poland, who were playing without leading striker Robert Lewandowski, registered their first victory of the tournament in Zenica.
"As for the disqualification, I need to go back within and work on my disappointment and turn this all into a lesson for my growth and evolution as a player and human being."
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian striker Luiz Muriqui's eligibility to play the ongoing Chinese Super League (CSL) has been questioned by Chinese media after the player returned from a visit to his new-born daughter to the field without seemingly going through any quarantine.
"All the people involved with the Games are working together to prepare, and the athletes are also making considerable efforts toward next year under the circumstances they've been handed," Hashimoto said during a press conference.
Spain now move top of Group A4, one point ahead of second-placed Ukraine. Germany are third on two points after they lost 1-0 to Switzerland.
Djokovic has won five of the past seven Grand Slam tournaments to raise his total to 17, closing in on rivals Roger Federer, who has a men's record of 20 titles, and Rafael Nadal, who has 19.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
Former Citizens star Sane against Spain indicated he is determined to not only take up competition at his new club in Munich but make his contribution to the German team.