MADRID, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona is likely to be without Spain international left back Jordi Alba for a while after he was forced out of Sunday's 1-1 draw at home to Sevilla with a hamstring injury.
"I have to improve my control of the game in crunch time," Fang admitted. "It requires time, and I cannot worry about it too much. For every game, I have to prepare well beforehand and draw some experience after it to march forward, step by step."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) is widely regarded as having the world's most gruelling World Cup qualifying tournament.
Her former teammate in Beijing, Shi Xiufeng, showed an eagerness to return to court.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
TEHRAN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Mahmoud Fekri was named Iran's Esteghlal soccer team head coach on Monday, the Tehran Times daily reported.
The ITTF said that it is in discussions with local organizers of the 2020 ITTF Finals about the possibility of having spectators at the event.
"I did not want to travel far and decided to enjoy my vacation in a more leisurely way," she said. "Kart racing helps me releave the pressure of work."
"We are a new group. I want to help the team get into a rhythm as soon as possible to prepare for tougher matches ahead," Li noted.
Head coach Oscar Tabarez also included Real Madrid's Federico Valverde, Barcelona's Ronald Araujo, Valencia's Maxi Gomez, Girona's Cristhian Stuani and Getafe pair Damian Suarez and Mauro Arambarri in his 23-man squad.
Wang Lili made 11 of 20 field shots and scored 25 points for Xinjiang, one of the title contenders over the current campaign. Wang Siyu helped with 11.