Photo taken on Sept. 13, 2020 shows a press conference for the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shangyu District of Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, on Sept. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Jia Yuchen)
BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
The Natatorium is one of the 12 newly-built competition venues. 42 of the 53 venues are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020.
The shorthanded German coach had to field several youngsters like 18-year-old league debutants Kays Ruiz-Atil and Arnaud Kalimuendo and 20-year-old goalkeeper Marcin Bulka in the starting line-up in Wednesday's match.
During his coaching career, he won seven national championships, five national cup championships and seven super cup championships. Enditem
The 30-year-old Taylor, who produced a world-leading mark of 17.46 meters to win in Ostrava on Tuesday, failed to find his best form this time, as he only managed a best of 16.53m with his final effort of the night.
Granada ended last season with a 4-0 win at home to Athletic Club to qualify for Europe for the first time in the club's history and fate has decided that the same two sides will meet again in the Los Carmines Stadium to open the new campaign. The kick-off was changed from Friday to Saturday late on Wednesday night, which should allow another 24 hours for players such as Inigo Martinez, Yuri Berchiche and Inaki Williams more time to reach match fitness after picking up injuries and Covid-19 in pre-season. However, Athletic will no doubt be worried by the naming of Mateu Lahoz as matchday referee. Lahoz has refereed Athletic 34 times in La Liga and the Basque side have won just six of those matches, drawn seven and lost 21- numbers hard to explain for a side that is usually in the top half of the table. Enditem
Also on Friday, Matheus Nascimento's penalty at his 100th game in Shijiazhuang Ever Bright handed his team a 1-0 win over Wuhan Zall.
"It was really a tough game. I was challenged in today and yesterday's game (the one against He Bingjiao)," commented Chen. "Zhang moved fast and made few errors on the court. She controlled the game in the first and third sets. I had to make adjustments and finally changed the situation."
"We are disappointed at this unfair judgement as it discriminates against female athletes who happen to have higher testosterone levels in their bodies," said Tsepo Mhlongo, DA Shadow Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture.
Tuchel's team will face a busy schedule in the coming week with a clash against last season's runners-up Marseille on Sunday, followed by Metz at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday. Enditem