BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
MADRID, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-2021 La Liga season that is due to kick off on Friday night promises to be tough to call in many ways, as a busy fixture calendar due to the coronavirus and the chance of players being forced out due to the coronavirus itself, looks likely to test the resources of many teams to the limit.
After being affected by the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the organizing committee of China's major sports event finally released the date of the 14th National Games opening ceremony officially.
In addition, Beijing 2022 has collaborated with Panasonic, the Worldwide Olympic Partner, on Technology at the Olympics, an educational resource for primary and middle schools that introduces the role of technology in the Games and explains how different technologies were applied in the previous Games.
In April, mascots for the Asian Games Congcong, Lianlian and Chenchen, inspired by Hangzhou's three World Heritage sites, namely the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu Culture, the West Lake and the Grand Canal, were unveiled online, followed by the release of Asian Para Games slogan "Heart Meets, Dream Shines" and mascot "Feifei," inspired by the motif of the "Divine Bird" in the Liangzhu Culture.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Four-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor of the United States failed to live up to expectations as he was beaten by local hero Tomas Veszelka at the P-T-S Meeting in Samorin, Slovakia, on Friday.
Rafinha joined Flamengo from Bayern Munich in June last year and helped the Rio de Janeiro club secure a historic Copa Libertadores-Brazilian Serie A double five months later.
"I thank Flamengo. They did everything to make me stay, but they understood me. I'm 35 years old, my career is ending and this is almost certainly going to be my last contract."
In the Changzhou division, Kunshan FC beat Sichuan Jiuniu 2-0, Nantong Zhiyun pocketed three points after defeating Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 2-0. Enditem
MEIZHOU, China, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Yang Hao of Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic, a 37-year-old veteran, finished off Wei Renjie's cross in the second half for a 1-1 draw with Jiangxi Liansheng China's second-tier league opener on Sunday.
The Serie A teams hope that the creation of the yet to be named media company will help boost revenue from broadcast rights, an area where Serie A earns less than rival leagues in England, Germany, and Spain.