RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Defending champions Flamengo will be without injured goalkeeper Diego Alves for their upcoming Copa Libertadores matches against Independiente del Valle and Barcelona de Guayaquil in Ecuador.
"I am confident, especially since my speed ability has improved so much. My current speed is much faster than when I achieved 8.43m. To jump with such speed, (return to his best form) would not be a problem," he said. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
"It's just too early to give a concrete answer what will be the final scenario," Bach said, "The only thing we can say is it will be about offering a safe environment for all participants." Enditem
The challenges presented by the COVID-19 meant it is no longer possible to host the 30th AFC Congress in person in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Dec. 9, and the meeting will instead be held online, it added.
In the other matches of the day, Ruichang enjoyed a quick 5-0 win over Hunan, finishing the first stage with 13 wins and one loss, behind Qingdao on game difference.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Matheus Nascimento's penalty at his 100th game in Shijiazhuang Ever Bright handed his team a 1-0 win over Wuhan Zall in the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday.
"What's more, Shaanxi will host 100 marathon or running competitions between the September and May in 2021 for the amateur runners," said Dong Li, the deputy director of the mass sports department of the 14th National Games' organizing committee.
Seven-time Serie A champions Corinthians, meanwhile, are 15th with just two wins from nine matches so far.
Alves, who has been capped 10 times for Brazil's national team, joined Flamengo in 2017 after ending his six-year spell with Spanish side Valencia. Enditem
Christian Bassogog tapped in a late goal for Jianye but that couldn't alter the outcome.