The Gunners only finished eighth in the Premier League last season, but their FA Cup win secured them a place in the UEFA Europa League for the 2020-21 campaign. Enditem
ROME, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Undisputed clay court king Rafael Nadal suffered a straight-set loss to Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Saturday.
It added that a meeting would be held with FIFA officials on Tuesday to address issues related to the competition "at the highest level."
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.
While the Munich side is making every effort to mention as many serious rivals as possible, nearly all of the first tier's coaches name Bayern as the big favorite.
The 37-year-old was among 26 players summoned by head coach Gerardo Martino for the Tricolor's first fixtures of the year, which will be preceded by a five day training camp starting Saturday.
In the women's pole vault, nobody conquered the height of 4.40 meters because of wet ground. Song Tingting, Niu Chunge and Asian champion Li Ling shared the same height of 4.30m, but Song won the title because she jumped the 4.30m mark in her first attempt.
BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The German Bundesliga could again be a role model for world sports.
It was short-lived joy for the hosts though, as Hoffenheim had the last laugh when Kramaric unleashed a 15-meter hammer to snatch the 3-2 win in injury-time.
The Chinese national women's volleyball championship will be held from September 23 to October 2 in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong province. A total of 13 teams will play in two groups in the round-robin preliminaries with the top four finishers from each pool to qualify for the knock-out stage. Enditem
"We respect everything that you have decided on. Wherever you are, we will always back you up. Come on!" a netizen named "Fan Fan" wrote on Weibo. Enditem