"Despite the influence of COVID-19 pandemic, all the host cities have been working hard to speed up venue construction. I believe the construction of ten professional stadiums will be completed by the end of 2022," noted Shi Qiang, secretary general of the organizing committee. Enditem
Ghada Waly (R), Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and Gianni Infantino, President of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) attend the signing ceremony at the Vienna International centre, Austria, Sept. 14, 2020. UNODC and FIFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday to step up their joint cooperation to address threats posed by crime to sport. (Photo by Georges Schneider/Xinhua)
The single-leg match of the third qualifying round was played behind closed doors at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa, the southern part of the coastal city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
However, Slovan failed to defend the fragile lead and the home team managed to tie things up in the final minute of overtime, forcing a penalty shootout.
Originating in China, Wushu, a full-contact martial art, is gaining popularity in Lithuania. Enditem
Saturday's next game is a rescheduled fixture, which sees Osasuna return to their remodeled El Sadar Stadium to face a Getafe side playing their first game of the season.
"We're going to call on the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to make the Maracana an alternative to the beach," Rio mayor Marcelo Crivella told reporters. "Today the biggest problem Rio faces are the big crowds of people with no masks at the beach."
In the 80th minute, with the assistance of Jean Evrard Kouassi, Eddy Gnahore slotted home with a goal for Zall to narrow the gap to 2-1 and had to settle with the score.
MADRID, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Defending La Liga champions Real Madrid kick off their 2020-21 league campaign with a difficult visit to play Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the playoff round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday after beating Belarusian champions FC Dynamo Brest 1-0 at home.
Keno doubled his personal tally with a low finish and then headed in his third goal by latching on to a Mariano cross.