RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Gabriel Barbosa struck his fifth goal in eight matches as reigning Brazilian Serie A champions Flamengo beat Fluminense 2-1 in their Rio de Janeiro derby at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday.
Although it could be hard to imagine a worse summer than FC Barcelona, Valencia fans will argue that no matter how bad things got at the Camp Nou, they are a lot worse at their Mestalla Stadium.
The 55-year-old manager claims additional playing staff is inevitable having to play a challenging season providing more week games than ever before in all competitions.
"We heard a very encouraging technical report from the Coordination Commission who informed us the technical preparations are on track and going very well," the IOC president said in a video conference after the IOC Executive Board meeting on Wednesday.
Under the blazing sun, the construction of the Hangzhou West Railway Station is well underway. The comprehensive transportation hub that integrates multiple means of transportation, and expected to have its underground structure finished by August, is a key support project for the Games.
"I started taking the ball much earlier. I started taking the ball more on the rise. I started giving myself the chance to be the one that is aggressive," Zverev added. "I think in the first few sets, Pablo was the one dictating much more than I did. This is how the match slowly turned around."
"I wanted to try the women's doubles and I felt good today. It's nice to have someone stand beside me on the court," Chen revealed, the world No. 2 in the women's singles.
ZHENGZHOU, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China Super League (CSL) side Henan Jianye has signed Spaniard Javier Pereira as head coach, the club said on Friday.
R&F took a dream start just five minutes into the game as Dia Saba converted a spot-kick.
The world volleyball governing body FIVB released the schedule of the VNL 2021 early this month, and Brazil will start their campaign at home by hosting the United States, Canada and the Dominican Republic in Cuiaba before the second week in Brasilia, and they will conclude the final week in Seoul, South Korea after travels to China and Poland.
ACCRA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Deputy general secretary for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Emmanuel Dasoberi announced on Monday he would resign from the position after ten years' service.