TOKYO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee announced here on Wednesday that former Olympic synchronized swimming bronze medalist Mikako Kotani has been appointed as the new sports director.
"I am very happy," Nadal said in French at the Court Philippe-Chatrier after the triumph, "It will be another difficult match against Travaglia or Nishikori. I hope to play a good level. It's always special to play here in Paris, especially here on Court Philippe-Chatrier, so I'm very happy to play another time."
The only two drivers to retire from the race both did so after separate incidents on lap 1. Carlos Sainz misjudged the angle of the barrier at Turn 2 and broke his McLaren's front suspension, while the Racing Point of Lance Stroll was pitched into a spin by Leclerc and hit the wall.
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The new season of Iran's Professional League (IPL) will begin on Oct. 22, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday.
"It's gutting to have come up short but it was a great final. Both of us scored heavily and both of us made mistakes," Gould told the World Snooker Tour website.
While both Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund suffered disappointing league defeats before crossing swords, the clubs' challenges couldn't be more different.
Two other Turkish teams, Galatasaray and Basaksehir, have also shown interest in the 26-year-old player.
With the epidemic being effectively controlled, fans were allowed back into the stadiums from August 22, which is a credit to Chinese football in such a special period.
Koeman changed the style Barca used under Quique Setien, adapting a 4-2-3-1, with Antoine Griezmann leading the line, Frenkie de Jong and Sergio Busquets in the midfield holding roles and Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati in an attacking line of three.
Villarreal claimed their second win of the season as they enjoyed a relatively easy 3-1 win at home to Alaves, who have taken just one point from four games with Pablo Machin in charge.
Also on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille, still struggling for a win, was held by Metz 1-1 at home.