Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
Maracana SA made the decision to carry out the unscheduled facelift to capitalize on a fixturing quirk that has left the stadium without football for almost two weeks.
In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players in three stages over 21 days.
"The salary cap policy is fair to each club," said Zhu Fangyu, general manager of Guangdong Southern Tigers.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said on Wednesday that his government is looking into how to allow the public to once again attend soccer matches, which returned on Aug. 8 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
It showed that 77 percent of Asian American youths expressed anger over the current anti-Asian hate in the United States, and 60 percent were disappointed at racism.
Hertha took the initiative from the kick-off whereas Bremen focused on their defence.
Teenage forward Rodrygo was also named, though there was no place for his Real Madrid teammate Vinicius Junior.
NAIROBI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's football club Gor Mahia are waiting for the go-ahead from the government to resume sporting activity before embarking on preparations to represent the nation at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League next season.