And while the sport of skiing in China is still developing, at least at the amateur level, Chinese skiers are hopeful for the growth Beijing 2022 can bring.
It has been such a complicated summer for FC Barcelona that it is almost hard to know where to begin. Ronald Koeman takes over a side that is now without Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal and Luis Suarez, who joined Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Lionel Messi will clearly be the focus of attention after his summer request to leave the club, but Antoine Griezmann has to step up after Suarez's departure and Frenkie de Jong has to do the same in a side now without Vidal and Rakitic.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune has secured the eighth spot in the Chinese Super League after beating Wuhan Zall 2-0 here on Friday.
Tottenham also offered to pay for the testing of Leyton Orient, the team scheduled to host Tottenham in east London in an EFL Cup third-round tie.
And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
"The players will be tested and placed in one accommodation while in camp, and will have training twice everyday at the NFA technical centre, as of Sept. 22," said acting secretary-general Franco Cosmos.
After Ronald Koeman left 'Oranje' for FC Barcelona in August, the search for a new candidate started. Assistant Dwight Lodeweges led the Netherlands temporarily against Poland (1-0 win) and Italy (1-0 loss) in the beginning of September.
Meanwhile all eyes will focus on whether new signing Edouard Mendy goes straight into the Chelsea side or if Frank Lampard keeps faith with Kepa Arrizabalaga after another bad error last weekend.
Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
Despite the likely return of some familiar faces, Queiroz hinted at possible surprises in his squad.
Viera bagged his second with a stunning free kick in the 56th minute, before Cedric Bakambu added the fifth in the 85th minute.