KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced updates to its 2020 competition calendar on Thursday, aiming to overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
Elsewhere, SIPG established the advantage in the stoppage time of the first half, when Ricardo Lopes contributed a long diagonal pass from the right flank into the box, which was stopped by striker Lv Wenjun in front of the goal. Marko Arnautovic smashed in a volley in chaos.
"I know that all the athletes and entire athletics community were looking forward to this event but I ask them to keep heart," he noted.
But in the third and fourth sets, Zverev's play became sloppy while Thiem started to gain momentum and applied more pressure to Zverev's serve. The Austrian star finally got back into the match after taking the two sets and evened the gap.
SHAOXING, China, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye said on Sunday that the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships next week would be an important test for him after a long period of training behind closed doors.
Additionally, the AFC U-16 and AFC U-19 Championships, scheduled for Bahrain and Uzbekistan this year, have been postponed to early 2021.
Faced with unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) established a special panel to coordinate the supply of materials with relevant departments, as well as identify and solve technical problems with contractors.
"I think these moments like today, memories of these moments, they kind of keep you going," said 36-year-old Zvonareva, who returned to the tour after giving birth to her daughter, Evelyn. "It's special. It's something that you worked so hard for. Then you're able to lift that trophy. I think this is one of the biggest reasons to continue playing."
"The decision to cancel the European Cross Country Athletics Championships was a very tough choice for European Athletics," said interim president Dobromir Karamarinov.
Alexi Stival's men are now sixth in the 20-team standings with 15 points while Sao Paulo are second with 18, two points behind leaders Internacional, who have a game in hand.