Koeman had expressed an interest in signing Dutch international Memphis Depay from French side Lyon, but in a TV interview on late on Tuesday, he explained that Barca's economic situation was complicating the deal.
According to regulations, the last-placed team will be the only one automatic movers. In contrast, the other relegated team and promotion spots will be decided between the 15th place of CSL and the second tier's second place in a two-legged play-off, which will be held in the Suzhou division on November 18 and 22. Enditem
NAIROBI, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- After making remarkable progress to join elite high jumpers in the world, Kenyan Mathew Sawe has put the Nairobi Continental Tour slated for October 3 in his crosshairs and called on top athletes to grace the event, dubbed the Kip Keino Classic.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- A dramatic stoppage-time goal from substitute Walter da Silva gave Brazil's Athletico Paranaense a 3-2 away victory over Bolivian side Jorge Wilstermann as the Copa Libertadores resumed from a six-month coronavirus hiatus on Tuesday.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is among 26 players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador next month.
MONTREAL, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Witold Banka emphasized the importance of cooperation between WADA and the U.S. as the organization's Executive Committee (ExCo) held its third meeting of the year on Monday and Tuesday.
Many Chinese netizens also showed understanding towards Lin's decision, while also speculating on his next move.
The ExCo also heard progress on its governance reforms approved by the Board in November 2019, which will see the Board appoint two additional independent ExCo members and discuss the ongoing development of a WADA Code of Ethics.
QUITO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Reigning champions Flamengo suffered their worst ever Copa Libertadores result on Thursday, crashing to a 5-0 defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
Meanwhile, the states of Schleswig-Holstein and North-Rhine Westphalia announced that they would consider higher rates of occupancy, up to one third of the arena capacity. Enditem
After the result, Chongqing pocketed three wins consecutively to rank fifth, while Qingdao remain seventh among eight sides in the Suzhou division. Enditem