In the coming season, the contract of CBA players will be classified into five types, which are labeled A, B, C, D and E. The D contract is the maximum-salary contract, and a club can offer a maximum of three D contracts. Currently, 25 CBA players are on D contracts, including most of Chinese basketball's big names such as Yi Jianlian, Guo Ailun and Ding Yanyuhang.
Both coaches remain under fire. Former Huddersfield hero David Wagner and Florian Kohfeldt top the list of endangered managers.
The Asian Games bronze medalist assigned her strength strategically all the way, in the last 600 meters, three runners took turns to lead, with Zhang winning the sprint finish. "I am from Yunnan province, training at high altitude has built up my endurance, and my strategy worked well today."
Eight minutes later, things went from bad to worse for Duisburg as Volkmer felled Erling Haaland as the last man to receive his marching orders.
Real Madrid have only had one preparation game and although that saw them brush past Getafe, there have to be some doubts over match fitness. Meanwhile Eden Hazard is unlikely to play, while by the time the match kicks off both Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon will probably have joined Tottenham.
Meanwhile, the 2020 Denmark Open in Odense, a BWF World Tour event, will proceed as originally planned in the BWF Tournament Calendar from October 13 to 18.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
Contrary to other German clubs, Schalke's approach is to provide grassroots help for Chinese football.
Getafe's Matchday 1 fixture against Real Madrid was pushed back to a later date due to Real Madrid's European commitments in the summer and Osasuna may feel that after beating Cadiz last week they have a competitive edge against Pepe Bordalas' always tough-to-beat side.
Yet again, Slovan were close to sealing the victory after the home team's striker Ilmari Niskanen missed his attempt in the third round of the penalty shots but Slovan's Ratao and Nono failed to capitalize, sealing a 4-3 shootout victory for the Finns.
His absence is likely to provide another opportunity for Cesar Dutra, who replaced Alves in the team's 2-0 defeat to Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.