BEIJING, Sept. 21(Xinhuanet) -- Skiing in China is growing. Beijing’s Olympic organizers aim to get 300 million people participating in winter sports as part of their 2022 bid.
"The Spanish striker's return to Juventus is now official. The 27-year-old joins on loan from Atletico Madrid, where he has played for the last season and a half. He will be part of this year's team, with an option for a one-year extension to the loan, plus an option to buy," read a statement.
Reports speak of reservations among Bayern's leaders to re-sign the 28-year-old, who couldn't achieve a breakthrough between 2013 to 2016. Spanish reports spoke of Sevilla and Valencia as interested parties.
Henan missed the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Fernando Karanga's spot-kick was blocked by Guangzhou Evergrande goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo.
BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- World Table Tennis (WTT) Friday announced the first half of the 2021 WTT calendar, including three separate "Hubs" to be staged in the Middle East, China and Europe.
The 16 teams were divided into two groups this season and the top four in each group will advance into the Final Group A for the championship race.
Preferred medal and pictogram designs were chosen by a panel of experts after an online call for entries ended, and will be released in the first half of 2021 after the necessary modifications have been made.
BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The construction of the National Biathlon Center and National Cross Country Center in Zhangjiakou competition zone of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was completed as scheduled on Tuesday.
Elche mark their return to the top-flight with a home game against Real Sociedad, but with new coach Jorge Almiron still waiting official clearance to sit in the home side's dugout. The missing paperwork is not the Argentinean's only problem given that he only has 15 professional players available for what will certainly be a tough return to the elite.
The players are due to be tested again on Monday before a decision was made about their availability for the match.
"We know it is very important, but we think it will not affect the competitions of the Olympic Games," he said.