BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- For the first time in history, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league will introduce a salary cap for the coming 2020-2021 season.
In the women's tournament, Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals after Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva retired with the scores at 6-2, 2-0. She is to meet ninth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who beat former number one Victoria Arazenka.
"We and our clubs have an extremely passionate fanbase in China and are looking forward to working with the team at Tencent to engage with fans in new ways over the coming season," he added.
But just when it appeared as if Leeds would take a well-deserved point back to West Yorkshire, a loose challenge from record signing Rodrigo resulted in another penalty which Salah tucked away with unerring accuracy.
DOHA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko Marin goal earning them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al-Shorta in Group A on Monday.
Despite Thursday's result, Flamengo are second in their Libertadores group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference. The Rubronegro remained in Ecuador after the clash in Quito to prepare for Tuesday's fixture against Barcelona SC in the Pacific port city of Guayaquil.
Only counting on talent and youthful nonchalance doesn't take you to the top the 59-year-old predicted.
Barcelona sit out the first two weeks of La Liga after playing in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League, and so far the only new faces at the Camp Nou are teenage forward Pedri, Portuguese winger Francisco Trincao and midfielder Miralem Pjanic, who arrives as part of a deal which saw Arthur Melo move to Juventus.
Now, students are able to have aerobics classes in a basement of about 150 square meters at the No. 2 High School of Jingyuan County.
According to the latest rule, the total salary for domestic players should stay between 20 million RMB (about 2,960,000 US dollars) and 44 million RMB (about 6,512,000 US dollars). After the conclusion of the season, the league will reassess the pay structure. Any amount over 44 million RMB or below 20 million RMB will be charged a luxury tax of 25 percent.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's Xiao Guodong eased into the second stage of the Snooker Championship League after claiming two victories and one draw on Friday.