Jepchirchir's winning mark beats the previous record of 1:06:11 set by Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia at the World Half Marathon Championships in 2018.
Also on Thursday, former Italian international Eder scored the winner to help Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0.
"It has been nearly 20 years since Beijing won the bid for the 2008 Games. Chinese people have developed a deep understanding about the Olympic and Paralympic Games and Winter Games over these two decades," Lin said.
"After removing the two words, the emblem becomes simpler, which makes it more applicable on designs including apparel and licensed products," she added.
"Ensuring a safe return to international table tennis has been our utmost priority ever since the pandemic broke out. We have managed to get events back up and running before the end of 2020," ITTF president Thomas Weikert said. Enditem
"Gu is a living example of the sportsmanship of 'if others can do it, I can do it'. It is very impressive," said Yin. Enditem
The ITTF is closely cooperating with CTTA to ensure safety measures are in place to protect athletes, coaches, officials and supporting staff within the competition "bubble." Enditem
The re-appointment of Simiyu brought an end to speculation over who would take over the team that has struggled in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series since he left.
"Our opponents played very well today. We were not decisive enough. In the deciding set, we tried to play our tactical discipline and not be influenced by our rivals. We made it," said Liu.
Competing under a four-round format, the 26-year-old Huang achieved 8.28 meters from his first attempt and bowed out with another 8.28m in the fourth and last round to level with the world leading mark of the year set by Lester Alcides Lescay Gay of Cuba in February.
"Catalyzing, accelerating developments shared in amongst the citizens of a given city region or country. The Games represent a formidable asset to accelerate some long term developments. This is what has been done for Beijing 2022, and we've learned a lot." Enditem