BUDAPEST, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 10,000 runners from some 20 countries and regions took part in the weekend's Budapest Marathon festival, roughly one-third of the usual 30,000 participants.
"This year we have a third of the usual number. However, we are sure that those who come will reach the finish line with the same wide smile and the competition will give them the same joy as in recent years," said competition director Arpad Kocsis before the start.
Vasco dropped to 10th in the standings, having lost four of their past five fixtures.
Firmino doubled the hosts' lead by sliding home from close range after being fed by Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi.
"Hearing the saddening news, I burst into tears. Kobe had a huge influence on me. His grit and dedication pushed me to fight until this end out of love for basketball," Ji said.
On Saturday Germany will encounter Ukraine in Kiev in the UEFA Nations League while Turkey will clash with Russia in the Nations League on Sunday. Enditem
Despite conceding four goals, Trencin's veteran goalie Michal Valent made a respectable 36 saves to keep his team from losing even higher. Zvolen moved up to third place, pushing Trencin down to fifth. Enditem
"Our players prepared well and did a good job today," said Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying.
Regarding the notable absences of some players from both teams, Godin added that "we are not going to hide that we have very important absences who are benchmarks for the national team, but we have a lot of new teammates who are coming with freshness, desire, enthusiasm."
To attract more teenage followers, Wang began to play freestyle football. She practices for three hours a day, and it takes another three hours to record and edit short videos every day.
Sichuan kept its double-figure margin during the ensuing three quarters, with its biggest lead at 30 points with two minutes left to play.