As the participants have not taken football training in the first half of the year, all of them are excited at taking part in the tournament and have prepared for nearly two months before it gets started.
TEHRAN, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Iran coach Dragan Skocic is seeking to change the playing style of Team Melli, Persian Football website reported on Wednesday.
Zverev, 23, was in top form in the first set as he displayed an impressive serve and volley game to triumph 6-2 in just 30 minutes.
Under World Athletics guidelines introduced last year, Semenya would have to take testosterone-reducing drugs in order to compete in the races from 400m to a mile. But the 29-year-old has chosen not to do it.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Serena Williams of the United States and Victoria Azarenka from Belarus will meet in the semifinals of the US Open after beating their respective rivals in the women's singles quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Training at times with no appropriate gear like shoes, many athletes in Uganda persevere focusing on winning a medal someday.
TEHRAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Moslem Mojademi, the midfielder of Iran's Sanat Naft soccer team, has joined Qatari club Al Muaither, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.
Shenzhen took an early lead in the fourth minute, when John Mary hit the ball into the net after receiving a volley pass from Gao Lin. The Cameroonian striker added his second goal six minutes later thanks to a critical mistake made by Henan defender Han Xuan.
In Sao Paulo, Palmeiras were held to a 2-2 home draw by Sport Recife. Willian and Ze Rafael struck first-half goals for the hosts while Iago Maidana and Luis Mugni were on target for Sport.
With the two Mercedes once again the class of the field and pulling away from the rest, much of the interest in the race took place further down the order, as Ferrari's Charles Leclerc was unable to hold onto his third place and was soon passed by several rivals - an embarrassing state of affairs for the storied Italian squad on their 1000th Grand Prix start.
Elsewhere, David Silva has left, but that should allow Phil Foden to claim a regular starting place and Ferran Torres is a talented an adaptable signing from Valencia.