ITTF's major reforms took place at Monday's AGM with the establishment of an ITTF Tribunal and an ITTF Integrity Unit, seen as an important step towards improving the organization's governance.
PARIS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a first-round scare at the French Open on Tuesday as the second seed rallied to beat Egypt's qualifier Mayar Sherif 6-7 (9), 6-2, 6-4 to advance to second round.
Qin Haiyang from Shanghai, who finished second in the preliminary final of the 400m event, missed the final, after he failed to make the top eight in a selection of physical tests, according to a new requirement of the championships.
Kenyatta, who was opening the refurbished Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, said the redevelopment of that stadium is not an isolated case.
QINGDAO, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- 2012 Olympic champion Ye Shiwen finished first in the final of the women's 200m individual medley in two minutes and 11.37 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Friday.
Fernando opened the scoring for Guoan in the 17th minute, as he sent Zhang Yuning's pinpoint through ball into the top-left corner.
Ramos chipped the ball into the middle of the Betis goal to give his side their first win of the season and end Betis' winning start to the campaign.
Zidane is likely to bring either Isco or Luka Modric into his starting 11 to replace Kroos, although the doubt remains whether he will use a 4-4-2 with a midfield diamond formation that helped Madrid beat Betis at the weekend, or the 4-3-3 he fielded away to Real Sociedad in his side's league opener.
"LGD caught a lot of attention. Though they had problems at the beginning, they know how to adjust themselves. The other three teams all have experienced coaches and managers. I think they will be in best condition for the following games," said Jin Yibo, co-CEO of Tencent Sports. Enditem
The runners-up, a joint team from Liaoning and Sichuan, finished in 3:53.12, and Guangdong took the third place in 3:53.39. Enditem
The recent failure is nursing doubts about the club's strategy to gain sufficient success by signing talents using Dortmund as an intermediate station on their way to one of the continent's leading sides.