According to the Chinese Athletics Association, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national championships slated for Sept. 15-18 in Shaoxing, eastern China's Zhejiang province will be the only major event for the athletes in 2020.
Last season ended with failure to qualify for Europe and that saw the club begin a major clear out. Central defender Ezequiel Garay became a free agent, while Dani Parejo and Francis Coquelin were sold at a bargain price to nearby Villarreal and Spain internationals Ferran Torres and Rodrigo Moreno joined Manchester City and Leeds United, with Torres going for much less than most believe he is worth.
The nation's top comprehensive sports gala in 2021 will attract around 14,000 athletes in 501 events across 41 sports.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Four-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor of the United States failed to live up to expectations as he was beaten by local hero Tomas Veszelka at the P-T-S Meeting in Samorin, Slovakia, on Friday.
According to CFA's decision, Shanghai were fined 200,000 yuan with Camila suspended for 10 games and fined 20,000 yuan. Her teammate Li Jiayue was suspended for four games and was fined 8,000 yuan. Xu Jian, an official of the team, was banned from the sideline for five games and was fined 25,000 yuan while Wang Qinqing, also a team official, was banned from the sideline for 15 months and was fined 150,000 yuan.
"There has been a proposal that Thomas Cup and Uber Cup be held in February 2021, but we are still waiting for further information from the BWF," he said. Enditem
At least two private equity firms have expressed an interest in acquiring a minority stake in the company: Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners. According to Italian media reports, a 10-percent stake in the company would fetch as much as 1.60 billion euros (1.89 billion U.S. dollars).
Wuhan were fined 200,000 yuan by CFA. Player Lyu Yueyun was suspended for four games and was fined 8,000 yuan. Xu Shan, official of the team, received a sideline ban for 10 months and was fined 100,000 yuan.
Chongqing pocketed two wins consecutively to rank six in the league, only two points clear of Hebei in the Suzhou division.
LONDON, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- World No. 1 Judd Trump started the new snooker season with two wins and one draw on Sunday, progressing to the second stage of the Championship League from Group One.
Walking off the pitch, Neymar told officials that he did so because he had been racially abused and the angry Brazilian tweeted after the match that his "only regret" was not hitting Gonzalez in the face.