"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
Sunday kicked off with Christian Tello's 94th minute goal giving Manuel Pellegrini a win in his debut as Betis coach and to ensure Pablo Machin begins his spell in charge at Alaves with a defeat.
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.
Faced with unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) established a special panel to coordinate the supply of materials with relevant departments, as well as identify and solve technical problems with contractors.
According to CAF, the names of prospective candidates will be communicated to the various national associations on Jan. 11 next year.
"We are disappointed at this unfair judgement as it discriminates against female athletes who happen to have higher testosterone levels in their bodies," said Tsepo Mhlongo, DA Shadow Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture.
BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese national women's volleyball championship will be held from September 17 to October 3 in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong province, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) announced here on Thursday.
The 51-year-old started his coaching career in his hometown of Siena at the age of 26. He has traveled all over Italy, Turkey and Israel. So far, he has led three teams into the Euroleague, which represents the highest level of European basketball.
"The team are in a very difficult situation. We hope to win, and therefore the only thing we can do is keep fighting," said Bassogog.
ZAGREB, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Olympic champion Ryan Crouser of the United States set a meeting record to win the men's shot put at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting here on Monday.
Earlier, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) expected Indonesia to host three tournaments, namely Asia Open I and Asia Open II, and the BWF World Tour Finals 2020, he noted.