The nation's top comprehensive sports gala in 2021 will attract around 14,000 athletes in 501 events across 41 sports.
Crystal Palace's Wilfred Zaha needed 13 games to get off the mark last season, but needed just 13 minutes this time around as he scored the only goal of the game in his side's 1-0 win over Southampton, who were nowhere near their best in south London and rarely troubled a well-organized home defense.
BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese national women's volleyball championship will be held from September 17 to October 3 in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong province, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) announced here on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians have sacked head coach Tiago Nunes after the club's poor start to the Brazilian Serie A season.
MADRID, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Valencia overcame a nightmare summer which has seen unrest amongst the club's fans and a host of key players abandon the club, to come back twice from behind and beat local rivals Levante 4-2 in their opening game of the season.
Xinjiang bowed out from the semifinals last season due to frail backcourt rotation. Both Yu and Wu will be expected to provide leadership and make up Xinjiang's outside defense.
Bach also said the progress in rapid testing and development of a vaccine could be "greatly influential".
Wuhan and Shanghai were jointly leading the league both with a 6-0 record prior to Saturday's clash. In stoppage time of the intense match which Wuhan won by 3-0, Camila Martins De Aguiar of Shanghai was shown a direct red card for a flagrant tackle and then struck some Wuhan players, which then turned into a brawl.
The IAAF claims that female athletes with natural high levels of testosterone have an unfair advantage over other female runners.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Fernandinho Silva, Alan Kardec and Adrian Mierzejewski, scored one goal each, helping their Chongqing Lifan turn the game around and beat Hebei China Fortune 3-1, while Shijiazhuang Ever Bright win over Wuhan Zall 1-0 in the Chinese Super League on Friday.
"Government should invest more in sports so that more medals are won and the country gets good branding out of it," said Kimuli.