Atletico Madrid's pre-season hasn't been a bed of roses with coach Diego Simeone testing positive for COVID-19 and central defender Jose Gimenez also returning a positive test at the start of the week to complicate preparations for their league debut at home to an impressive Granada.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin brushed aside Hebei 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-17) in the first round of the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Wednesday.
"We could see sport is coming back slowly but surely," Bach said. "A number of big sports events have been successfully organized recently, including matches of Japanese leagues at the weekend and also some complex events like Tour de France."
But Flamengo defended stubbornly thereafter to secure their third win from four matches.
After losing a goal, Wuhan dominated goal possession for a long time but failed to convert. In the second half, Wuhan brought on five substitutes but showed little efficiency in its attacks. In the 86th minute, Marcao extended the lead for Hebei and nailed the game 2-0.
"This work will continue until the opening of the Olympics," he said. "This crisis requires a lot of flexibilities and sacrifice from all of us.
"I never imagined reaching these numbers. At Barca you have to constantly be performing at your best and I am proud to have been here as long as I have," commented Suarez.
Semedo has agreed to a three-year contract until the end of June 2023, with the option to extend it until 2025. He will replace Matt Doherty, who recently joined Tottenham.
The only down side for the capital-based team was that Renato Augusto limped off with an injury and the Brazilian is suspected of suffering a muscular problem.
Simona Halep, top seed of the women's draw, won her first title in Rome after defending champion Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic retired while trailing 6-0, 2-1 in the final. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The construction of the National Biathlon Center and National Cross Country Center in Zhangjiakou competition zone of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was completed as scheduled on Tuesday.