World Athletics issued a statement on Wednesday to support the decisions of the court. "Whilst we are disappointed this happened in our sport, we are grateful for the strong and clear decisions that have been taken against the individuals involved and charged with these crimes, and we would like to ensure that similar actions by individuals can never happen again in our sport," the statement noted. Enditem
According to media reports, the players' management has called for a five-year contract with 25 million euros per year.
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat is the other team which notched up two wins from the first two rounds of the second-tier league. They beat Beijing BSU 2-0 in a second-round fixture on Wednesday.
Bremen pulled a goal back six minutes later after Davie Selke headed Ludwig Augustinsson's pinpoint cross into the area.
The new season is said to be Lucien Favre's last chance to turn things around after the side failed to overtake their high-spending Bavarian rivals in the past two years.
Leo Messi returned to action against Girona and will also face Elche, while Koeman said that new signing Miralem Pjanic would "certainly play some minutes, although he is not 100 percent," on Saturday. Enditem
"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has been named in Argentina's squad for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia next month.
ROME, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open with straight-set wins on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the 2020 Thomas & Uber Cup finals after a number of participating teams withdrew over the COVID-19 outbreak.