Apart from Werder Bremen's Florian Kohfeldt, all the other head coaches voted for Bayern Munich, the reigning champions, to win its 9th consecutive title. Is the Bundesliga really that predictable?
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players, in three stages over 21 days.
The two sides went into the game with a point separating them; with Al-Nassr in second place with four points needing a win to keep them at arm's length from third-placed Sepahan.
Gilbert and Lu met in the last match of the group both with one win and one draw. The world No. 11 won the final frame to draw 2-2 with Lu but advanced by claiming the highest break of 98.
Bremen needed 30 minutes to gain a foothold into the game as Joshua Sargent tested Alexander Scholow with a long-range effort.
Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
The Kazakh Super League runners-up evened the score two minutes before halftime, as Brazilian star Vagner Love found the net after an accurate pass from captain Gafurzhan Suyumbayev.
Liu, who boasted a stellar playing career, was named WTT chief in June.
Glinka led Poland to the two European Champions titles in 2003 and 2005. At 21, she left Poland to play abroad, and worked under Lang Ping at Italian side Asystel Novara. Glinka said the current China national team coach helped her to improve her skills.
Du Weizhe, a student from the school, said that he has been learning aerobics since 9th grade. And that he won the title in Step Aerobics in the 4th middle school students' games of Gansu province.
Puig, whose performances were one of the few positives in Barca's disappointing end to last season and who looked as if he was going to play a major role in the new season, was left in the stands for the club's traditional pre-season Joan Gamper friendly against Elche on Saturday night.