MADRID, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has admitted he is pessimistic about the club's chances of strengthening its squad before starting the new season.
According to Reuters, Diack was found guilty of accepting bribes from Russian athletes suspected of doping, to cover up test results and let them compete in major events including the 2012 London Olympics.
LONDON, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Arsenal's hopes for the new season have received a major boost with club captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing a new three-year contract with the club.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Frenchman Patrice Carteron has been appointed as the new head coach of Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC ahead of Matchday 4 of the 2020 AFC Champions League (ACL) against Iran's Persepolis, Tasnim news agency reported.
The pair were then taken to Spurs' training ground in Enfield, where Bale was given a rapturous welcome by fans who had waited outside of the ground to greet him.
"Everyone will be desperate to beat Europe's top team," the 32-year-old Pole told Xinhua before the Bavarians' 2020/21 Bundesliga curtain-raiser against Schalke on Friday.
Liverpool visit Chelsea on Sunday after starting the new Premier League season with a 4-3 victory over newly-promoted Leeds United last Saturday. Enditem
Hertha took the initiative from the kick-off whereas Bremen focused on their defence.
The match ended 1-1 at full-time, and both sides had opportunities to win in a penalty shoot-out but Qian Jiegei hit the bar while R&F scored all five to seal the win.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG claimed a 2-1 victory over Wuhan Zall, while Hebei China Fortune tied Beijing Guoan 3-3 in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
The 2019 edition of the FIVB Men's and Women's Volleyball Club World Championships were held by Brazil and China respectively, with Italian clubs Lube Civitanova and Imoco Volley claiming gold. Enditem