With one match remaining in the first phase of CSL, Shanghai sat atop the eight-team Suzhou Division with 32 points, seven points ahead of second-placed Beijing. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Granada is one win away from the group stage of the Europa League after a 2-0 win at home to Georgian side Locomotive Tbilisi in the third qualifying round on Thursday night.
With the win, Esteghlal edged Al Shorta on goal difference to finish second behind Al Ahli, who were confirmed group winners before the match. Enditem
Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
On Thursday, R&F had more ball possession, but it was Shenhua who fielded 11 native players in the starting line-up and created more real chances.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- About 300 top swimmers in China took physical tests before the opening of the national swimming championships, which will be held from September 26-October 2 in Qingdao.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against Palmeiras on Sunday after 16 players tested positive for the coronavirus.
"On behalf of FIFA and the world football community, we would like to express our condolences to the GFA, the national juvenile committee, and above all, to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims. Our thoughts also go out to the injured to whom we wish a prompt and full recovery," he said.
DOHA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Sweden's world record holder Armand Duplantis continued his winning streak in the men's pole vault at the Diamond League meet in Doha on Friday.
In the 81st minute, Shijiazhuang wasted their best scoring opportunity to tie the match as Piao Shihao's close range open shot missed the target.
Tokyo 2020 President Mori Yoshiro added: "We will continue to work hard on simplifications towards next year and ask for the continued cooperation of all those involved in the Games." Enditem