RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said Monday that last-minute changes could be made to its 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
"The whole sports business is going through a difficult time, so the broadcasters in China have to buy the broadcasting rights based on rational judgement. We need to enhance our bargaining power," Wang Dong, executive vice president of Suning Sports, said during the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). Enditem
Gilvan Correa pulled a late goal back for the hosts with a stoppage-time header following an Everton Felipe corner.
Feng Zhiqiang and Mo Jiadie came first in the men's and women's 400m hurdles. Xu Shuangshuang won women's 5,000m. In field events, Luo Na won women's hammer throw with 69.19m, while Wu Ruiting ranked first in the men's triple jump. Enditem
FUZHOU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) club Fujian Sturgeons said on Saturday that they will not sign Ty Lawson back to the franchise after his controversial social media post triggered public anger.
"I failed to finish the race in three hours and 40 minutes, so it was pity even though I won," said Zhaxi. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman had a message for striker Luis Suarez after watching his side win a pre-season friendly 3-1 against Girona on Wednesday night.
"We are waiting for what the Ministry of Health and the president are going to say about sporting activity and give us direction and that is what we are going to do as to when football activity is starting and when there is a continuation of the league," he added.
In the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, Gabriel Boschilia scored in second-half stoppage time to hand Internacional a 4-3 home win over Colombia's America de Cali.
"Five, six, seven, eight! And jumping jacks," Cao Tingting, a 16-year-old girl shouted at the front of the class.
The teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday when the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in the collision in the country's southern Ashanti region.