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.
Gerardo Martino's men are among five teams that have already qualified for the last phase of 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the North American, Central American and Caribbean (CONCACAF) region. The others are the United States, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Honduras.
The 29-year-old is expected to start for the five-time world champions when they meet Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday in the opening two rounds of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
"My heart hurts more than my foot, but I'm calm and have faith that everything will be fine ... I promise you that I will work hard to return soon, stronger than ever, to wear the colors of Colombia and my club, Bayer Leverkusen," Arias added. Enditem
But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
In the previous Group F matches, Rwanda was beaten by Mozambique and Cameroon by 2-0 and 1-0 respectively.
Star forward Luis Suarez, who plays for Atletico Madrid and only arrived in Montevideo from Spain on Monday night, was one of the last players to report for training.
"I am so happy to have run a new European record, especially a record that has stood for so long by such a strong athlete as Paula," she said.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni said Wednesday that Lionel Messi's decision to stay at Barcelona is good news for the Albiceleste as they prepare for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia.
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
Flamengo have now won each of their past three league matches to move level on points with leaders Atletico Mineiro, who have a game in hand.