SHAOXING, China, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The world's longest leap this year was produced by Chinese long jumper Wang Jianan, who achieved 8.36 meters at the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships here on Tuesday.
Liu also promised to organize WTT events across the globe, and strive to tap a huge potential market while remaining committed to hosting WTT events in all continents.
"He is one of our cornerstones and vital figures. Everyone in the club is fond of him," the Bayern official added.
Flamengo had never before lost a Copa Libertadores match by a five-goal margin. Previously, their worst showing in South America's premier club competition was a 5-1 capitulation to Gremio in 1984. Thursday's result was also the heaviest defeat by defending Copa Libertadores champions.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has been named in Argentina's squad for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia next month.
"Despite the influence of COVID-19 pandemic, all the host cities have been working hard to speed up venue construction. I believe the construction of ten professional stadiums will be completed by the end of 2022," noted Shi Qiang, secretary general of the organizing committee. Enditem
Augusto (2nd L) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan competes during the 11th round match between Hebei China Fortune and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
He said Schalke's squad needs to forget about last season's disappointments and try to start afresh. "There is no specific goal for the new season besides doing better," the attacker said.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The turf at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium will be relaid after weeks of criticism from players, coaches and officials.
"It is a possibility and it could be for other players as well. 20-year-olds like him have to play, and they can't be stopped. We have reached some conclusions in the past three weeks and Riqui has too much competition," he explained. Enditem
The pair were then taken to Spurs' training ground in Enfield, where Bale was given a rapturous welcome by fans who had waited outside of the ground to greet him.