BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese international Li Yingying will lead Tianjin's strong lineup as the reigning league champions start their campaign in the Chinese women's volleyball championship on Wednesday.
TEHRAN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Saket Elhami, the head coach of Iran's Tractor soccer team, has been banned from all related activities for three months, the Tehran Times daily reported on Tuesday.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Construction and renovation work on ten professional football stadiums for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup has been accelerated, the organizing committee said on Tuesday.
The Swede, who saw his 15-competition winning streak snapped last weekend, achieved his longest throw in the second round at the Sports Park Mladost, where a crowd of only 700 was allowed in amid public health concerns.
"We are excited to have agreed this partnership with Tencent, ensuring our supporters in China can enjoy following Premier League action throughout this season," said Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters.
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The German Bundesliga could again be a role model for world sports.
Guoan went ahead before the interval as Cedric Bakambu headed home a cross from Augusto. Substitute Alan Douglas scored in the 88th minute to extended Guoan's lead to 3-1, but Hebei's Zhang Chengdong sparked the game into suspense with a powerful shot in the second minute of stoppage.
Two former Russian athletics officials, Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov were sentenced to three and two years in prison respectively, according to AFP.
Pressure on the 58-year-old escalated on Thursday following Flamengo's 5-0 Copa Libertadores defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
Maccabi now face Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg over two legs, to be played on September 22 in Israel, and on September 30 in Austria.