Naomi Osaka overcame a slow start to beat Czech Marie Bouzkova 6-4, 6-1 and get her US Open title defence under way in front of a roaring capacity crowd.
Ozturk wins his third Paralympic medal and swimmer Sevilay Ozturk bags bronze for Team Turkey at Tokyo 2020.
Since the first one took place in 1960, Paralympic Games continue to inspire the world, proving disabilities are not obstacles to success. However, questions on fairness of impairment classification may overshadow the inspiration.
Verstappen emerged as the winner of the rain-ruined Belgian Grand Prix with only two laps completed behind a safety car at a drenched and dangerous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli had spent a week in Paris at a French sports ministry training centre following their evacuation from Kabul.
Leonardo Mancuso’s first-half goal was enough for Empoli to claim a shock victory and leave Juventus waiting for its first Italian league win of the season after two games, without Cristiano Ronaldo.
Verstappen now leads Hamilton 6-3 for pole positions this season and is in a good position to claw back Hamilton's eight-point lead in the championship.
Guardiola, who has been managing Manchester City for the last five years, says he will take a break before a possible foray into national football.
Serena Williams has had an injury-marred season and limped out of her first-round match at Wimbledon in tears due to the leg injury.
A total of 24 gold medals are being contested on the first day of sports in cycling track, wheelchair fencing and swimming amid virus rules that bars almost all spectators.
The money was seized from the bank accounts of former officials who were involved in, and then prosecuted for, years of corruption schemes in football, world football's governing body said in a statement.
Japan has extended lockdown emergency measures in Tokyo and other cities, but it is going ahead with the Games and, like the Olympics, the August 24 to September 5 Paralympics will take place generally without spectators.
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