BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The first weekend of the 2020-21 Premier League season saw wins for Arsenal, Chelsea and defending champions Liverpool, though the title holders were made to work for their 4-3 victory over newly-promoted Leeds.
Bale returns to the club he left to join Madrid in 2013 for a then-world record transfer fee of over 110 million U.S. dollars.
"It never occurred to me that I would leap out to 8.36m. Huang did a great job today, it motivated me too," the Asian champion said.
Qiao Yumeng (front) lies on the track after Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
Valencia got a flying start to the season a week ago when they twice fought back from behind before winning 4-2 at home to Levante, and another fightback looked to be on the cards when Maxi Gomez scored an impressive goal in the first minute of the second half following a pass from Daniel Wass.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Frenchman Patrice Carteron has been appointed as the new head coach of Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC ahead of Matchday 4 of the 2020 AFC Champions League (ACL) against Iran's Persepolis, Tasnim news agency reported.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the 2020 Thomas & Uber Cup finals after a number of participating teams withdrew over the COVID-19 outbreak.
Following the decision by the AFC's COVID-19 sub-committee to withdraw Al-Wahda and render their matches null and void, Al-Ahli found themselves in need of just three points to guarantee a top-two spot in the now three-team Group A.
To be the first to win the national double a third consecuitive time in the league's history might be a driving thought for the titleholder.
The first real threat from Teda in this match came in the 54th minute. Hui Jiakang was on the one-on-one position against Ever Bright's goalkeeper after being found by Odil Akhmedov's long pass. However, Hui's low shot slightly missed the target from the left post.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's Xiao Guodong eased into the second stage of the Snooker Championship League after claiming two victories and one draw on Friday.