RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians have sacked head coach Tiago Nunes after the club's poor start to the Brazilian Serie A season.
The third seeds will face the unseeded pairing of Laura Siegemund of Germany and Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the final. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- The opening day of La Liga's 2020-21 season on Saturday saw wins for Granada and Osasuna in their games against Athletic Club and Cadiz in a weekend where Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are not playing.
Following Wednesday's clash, the stadium will not stage another game until September 28, when Fluminense host Coritiba in the Brazilian Serie A.
The absence of some key players, including Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi, Andel Di Maria and Keylor Navas who have all tested positive for coronavirus, reduced Thomas Tuchel's choices for his starting line-up. As a result, several youngsters and new signings were brought into the squad to fill the places.
Inside the venue for swimming and diving, Tian Youli is shoveling concrete with sweat dripping down his face.
"The AFC Executive Committee recognized that the pandemic has affected the ability of the AFC to deliver its competitions," the Asian football governing body said in a statement.
4. Starting where they finished in Granada
LONDON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Premier League are trying hard to find broadcast solutions for fans in China, said Richard Masters, chief executive of the English football top flight on Friday.
In the second set, Zverev was still the one that called the shots, storming to a 5-1 lead after breaking twice. Thiem broke back once, but the German held his own serve to take the set 6-4.
Alfa Romeo's Kimi Raikkonen rounded out the top ten after an eventful race in which he also received a five-second penalty for a pit-lane infringement.