PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian star Neymar scored twice for Paris Saint-Germain in a dominating 6-1 win over Angers on Friday.
In other games in Chengdu, after a goalless first half, Beijing Renhe broke the deadlock in the 57th minute to claim a 2-0 victory over Suzhou Dongwu. Taizhou Yuanda defeated Inner Mongolia Zhongyou 2-0.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Kvitova had to bounce back from 1-5 down in the opening set against Canada's teenager Leylah Fernandez to set round-of-16 clash with Zhang.
In her WCBA debut, Fang displayed impressive speed and sharpness on the offensive end, but due to a lack of experience, she was called two offensive fouls in a row when the two sides were involved in jigsaw-like contention in the third quarter.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Shaanxi clawed back to edge Wuhan 80-78 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
The ban will take effect immediately. Hence, Persepolis will miss Alkasir in the crucial AFC Champions League semifinal against Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Enditem
The Greek star will compete for a quarterfinal place with No. 18 seed Grigor Dimitrov. Enditem
"We are not a strong team, but we have shown our mentality and fighting spirit to make games more appealing, which is beneficial to the league," she said. Enditem
"My club had been closed for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic and just reopened a month ago," said Zhang, adding that he has received dozens of reservations for this holiday one week in advance, mostly from young people.
ABUJA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Monday appointed American Randy Waldrum as the new head coach of the women's national football team, also known as the Super Falcons.
The 23-year-old Hertha Berlin player replaces Porto winger Luis Diaz who has been ordered to self-isolate after coming into contact with a person infected by COVID-19.