RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Midfielder Thiago Galhardo scored either side of halftime as Internacional extended their lead in the Brazilian Serie A standings with a 2-0 home victory over Ceara on Thursday.
CHENGDU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- After over 300 days of waiting, China's second-tier league, the Chinese Football League A kicked off here on Saturday.
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
"Hopefully I can enrich myself through studies here," Zhu said. "I can't wait to experience university culture. It is a brand-new experience for me."
Under the blazing sun, the construction of the Hangzhou West Railway Station is well underway. The comprehensive transportation hub that integrates multiple means of transportation, and expected to have its underground structure finished by August, is a key support project for the Games.
Qingdao pulled one back in the 85th minute with an overhead kick from French midfielder Romain Alessandrini.
"Corinthians thank [Tiago] for the services provided ... and wish him success in the next phase of his career," the club said in a brief statement late on Friday.
Shenhua could have taken the lead in the 28th minute through Yang Xu's header, but his glancing effort drifted just wide.
"It's all or nothing," Thiem said. "It's going to be a completely open match. I'm really looking forward to that. We have such a great friendship and rivalry. It's amazing that we're going to face each other in a Grand Slam final."
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.
Most Chinese internationals are expected to participate in the tournament with all the games to be played behind closed doors.