FUZHOU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) club Fujian Sturgeons said on Saturday that they will not sign Ty Lawson back to the franchise after his controversial social media post triggered public anger.
The Pole spoke about his side's determination to repeat last season's success. "We did something big, but to go on successfully means forgetting about the past," said Poland's captain.
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
"It is a good start to the Bundesliga season but most importantly, we won today. I am of course delighted that I was able to help my team with a goal," Hertha defender Pekarik said.
Frank Lampard's expensively assembled Chelsea side also began the new season with three points, winning 3-1 away at Brighton & Hove Albion in the Monday evening kick-off.
The former assistant to Pep Guardiola has guided Flamengo to five wins, two draws and four losses, the same number of defeats suffered by the team in the entire 2019 Serie A season. Enditem
GENEVA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Norwegian duo Anders Mol and Christian Sorum are seeking their third consecutive European Championship victories in the EuroBeachVolley 2020 in Jurmal, Latvia, this week, though they might face strong resistance.
The 23-year-old's displays last season earned him his first cap for Spain on September 6th as he started in his country's 4-0 UEFA Nations League win against the Ukraine.
"We are confident in the system," said Zhang Chi, head of the CBA's Player Development Department.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The leader of Slovakia's Premier League Dunajska Streda Football Club advanced for the first time in the team's history to the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers after defeating Jablonec Football Club from the Czech Republic 5-3 in a goal-rich match-up on Thursday.
The 22-year-old Ge set a new personal best of 22.69s this May, aiming to qualify for the postponed Tokyo Olympics final. "I was too hasty to concentrate, when I heard some noise I thought it was the gun," she said.