VILNIUS, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Sixth Lithuanian Open Wushu Championship opened here on Saturday, attracting over 100 locals to compete.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Gareth Bale has arrived in London to put the finishing touches of his loan move to Tottenham, while Thiago Alcantara is in Liverpool to complete his transfer from Bayern Munich.
"Despite the influence of COVID-19 pandemic, all the host cities have been working hard to speed up venue construction. I believe the construction of ten professional stadiums will be completed by the end of 2022," noted Shi Qiang, secretary general of the organizing committee. Enditem
He added that although the veteran striker is currently training separately from the rest of the players, "if in the end he is unable to find another team, he will be another member in the squad here."
Clemens Wickler and Julius Thole from Germany are also the favorites for the EuroBeachVolley 2020 gold.
"I'm very lucky to get through, I didn't play very well," Gilbert was quoted by the tournament's website.
"Unfortunately, I won't be able to play the French Open this year. My hamstring is still sore, so I won't have enough time to prepare for the clay," Osaka said on Twitter and Instagram.
Qiao Yumeng (front) lies on the track after Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
MONTREAL, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Witold Banka emphasized the importance of cooperation between WADA and the U.S. as the organization's Executive Committee (ExCo) held its third meeting of the year on Monday and Tuesday.
The disciplinary commission of French Professional Football (LFP) on Wednesday announced the Brazilian striker would be banned for two games plus one suspended. Argentine midfielder Leandro Paredes received the same punishment while Layvin Kurzawa has to serve a six-match ban for kicking out at Marseille left-back Jordan Amavi.
Jobst spoke about the intense efforts to prepare one of Germany's most prominent clubs for the future and join Europe's top sides over the next years.