TOKYO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee announced here on Wednesday that former Olympic synchronized swimming bronze medalist Mikako Kotani has been appointed as the new sports director.
With younger players getting more opportunities, the CSL has witnessed many success stories during the first stage. According to data from the first round, compared with the first 14 rounds of the 2019 season, coaches have increasingly been putting their trust in the youth with the total playing time of U23 players has increased by 6,822 minutes.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
China's Zhang Shuai overcame local favorite Alize Cornet 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the third round, equaling her previous best record at Roland Garros.
Kotani, who became the first female flag bearer for the Japanese delegation at the Summer Olympic Games in 1988, was an ambassador of Tokyo's bidding team to host the 2020 games. Enditem
With the result, Hoffenheim capture the top spot with two wins from two games whereas Bayern Munich slip to the 7th position after suffering their first loss in 2020.
Standing 1.93m tall, Yang was a consistent threat in the paint, improving Shandong's halftime lead to 27 points.
Curcurella doubled Getafe's lead with a powerful shot into the corner of the net in the 38th minute and Angel rounded off the scoring with his second of the night after Betis lost possession in midfield.
The two matches in Turkey would be useful for Ghana's new manager Charles Akonnor, who is yet to oversee a game since his appointment in January this year.
LONDON, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese player Luo Honghao reached the second stage at the Snooker Championship League after claiming two victories and one draw in on Tuesday.
Tianjin once had a good chance to break the deadlock in the 56th minute when midfielder Che Shiwei was fouled by defender Cong Zhen in the penalty area. After a VAR check, the referee awarded Tianjin a penalty kick, but Ghana's striker Frank Acheampong failed to convert it to a goal.