Wang Baoquan, who has led the Tianjin women's volleyball team to ten league titles in 17 years, will continue to lead his spikers in their first competition following their 3-0 triumph in the best-of-five finals of the Chinese women's volleyball league in January.
The teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday when the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in the collision in the country's southern Ashanti region.
Maccabi Haifa now face Russian side FC Rostov in a single-leg match of the third qualifying round, to be played in Russia on September 24. Enditem
The second stage of CSL, scheduled from October 16 to November 12, adopts a two-legged knockout format with each team playing six games to decide their final rankings of the season.
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sees BVB as being the club's most dangerous rivals this season. "They have had a much longer break and preparation," the 64-year-old said.
The emblem and mascot of the 11th China's National Games for Persons with Disabilities & the 8th China National Special Olympic Games were unveiled at the gala.
"I have made the most difficult decision of my sports career. I will close this chapter in this wonderful football club where I have grown as a player for seven years... Triumphs, joys and also hard times but what I am most proud of is that I arrived in Munich as a young man full of dreams and now I will leave completely fulfilled with the club, a history and a culture," he commented. Enditem
The other four games of the Suzhou Division will be played on Saturday and the second round is scheduled on November 26. Enditem
The circle-like emblem "Tai He" stands for universal peace and harmony, showcasing the ancient Chinese philosophy of appreciating the beauty of all civilizations. The mascot "An An" is a terracotta girl of China's Tang Dynasty (618 A.D- 907 A.D) playing polo, demonstrating the optimism and perseverance of persons with disabilities.
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.
The Continental Tour Gold will move to Nairobi, Kenya on October 3, for the final meet of this season's series. Enditem