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
Bach is also optimistic that vaccines could be available in the first half of 2021 after consulting medical experts from the World Health Organization.
3. Reality check for Valencia while Aspas marches on
LONDON, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Manchester City kicked off their Premier League season with a 3-1 win away to Wolves on Monday evening.
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.
The film will join "Vanguard," a Chinese action movie starring Jackie Chan, "Legend of Deification," an animation film revolving around Jiang Ziya, a mythological figure, and Chinese comedy feature "My People, My Homeland," for release during the upcoming eight-day National Day holiday.
"We have two more matches to play in the first phase. We will try our best to rank first in our division," said Wang Shenchao. Enditem
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
Beer Sheva now face Czech side Viktoria Plzen in a single-leg match to be played in Israel on October 1, with the winners entering the competition's group stage. Enditem
Speaking ahead of his side's Carabao Cup game against Barnsley on Wednesday, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard said that former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, who is now a technical and performance advisor at the club, had been instrumental in the signing.
Manchester United's first Premier League game of the season ended in a shock 3-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday as Old Trafford old boy, Wilfred Zaha scored twice against his former club.