KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Asian leg of the adjusted Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour 2020 will take place in Bangkok, Thailand in January next year, which means the 2020 season will end in 2021, the BWF said on Friday.
"Petr was important in that because goalkeeper is a very particular position. Petr Cech was the best in the world in that position for a long time, so he's obviously had a big say in this situation," explained Lampard of the former keeper, who in 2004 also joined Chelsea from Rennes.
Dalian pulled one back four minutes later when Salomon Rondon tucked an unchallenged shot into net. The hosts pushed hard for an equalizer in the second half, but none came, and Gao Lin headed home from a free-kick to add a third for Shenzhen in the 74th minute. Enditem
Yet, the fourth set became Jiangsu's one-sided show again as Gong Xiangyu made six kills and one block.
Napoli also got their new season off to a good start as the Coppa Italia holder dominated Parma 2-0 with Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne on target.
Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho made it 2-0 for the defending champions in the 25th minute when another naturalized player Fei Nanduo, known as Fernandinho in Brazil, saw his shot parried by Henan goalkeeper Wu Yan, and the ball rebounded to the feet of Paulinho, who tapped it in.
Facing Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, Chongqing Dangdai Lifan was up by 2-0 in the first half, with goals from Adrian Mierzejewski and Alan Kardec.
Chinese naturalized player Ai Kesen, known as Elkeson in Brazil, put the Guangzhou side 1-0 ahead in the 14th minute with a penalty kick.
In Tuesday's statement, Fedefutbol asked its government to "start conversations" to facilitate international fixtures scheduled for October and November.
NAIROBI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Athletics Kenya (AK) will on Saturday host a test run to experiment with the country's level of preparedness ahead of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series in Nairobi on Oct. 3.
According to the requirements of the General Administration of Sports of China, only those who pass the physical tests standard will qualify for the championships.