Pianigiani admitted that he is very excited to join Beijing Ducks, a club with top influence in Asia. He said he is looking forward to working hard with the team in the next season.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Luneng were held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Shenhua in the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday, while Guangzhou Evergrande beat Shenzhen FC 2-0.
Braunschweig secured a bright start on home soil as they needed only two minutes to break the deadlock against top-flight outfit Hertha Berlin. Kobylanski unleashed a free-kick hammer from 25 meters and surprised Berlin goalkeeper Alexander Schwolow with the opener.
"I did not expect to run so fast. My expectation was to break 10.60s," Shi said. "After clocking 10.52s in the preliminaries, I just went all out in the final."
That's the scene envisioned by official partners China Telecom and China Mobile, who will provide telecommunication service during the Games, but only silhouettes Hangzhou's plan to deliver a smart Asian Games.
Apart from the capacity of hosting world class football events, the stadium is also equipped with professional E-sports facilities.
In April, mascots for the Asian Games Congcong, Lianlian and Chenchen, inspired by Hangzhou's three World Heritage sites, namely the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu Culture, the West Lake and the Grand Canal, were unveiled online, followed by the release of Asian Para Games slogan "Heart Meets, Dream Shines" and mascot "Feifei," inspired by the motif of the "Divine Bird" in the Liangzhu Culture.
Elsewhere, Mainz survived a scare against fourth division club Havelse and booked their berth for the next round.
The third seeds will face the unseeded pairing of Laura Siegemund of Germany and Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the final. Enditem
According to CFA's decision, Shanghai were fined 200,000 yuan with Camila suspended for 10 games and fined 20,000 yuan. Her teammate Li Jiayue was suspended for four games and was fined 8,000 yuan. Xu Jian, an official of the team, was banned from the sideline for five games and was fined 25,000 yuan while Wang Qinqing, also a team official, was banned from the sideline for 15 months and was fined 150,000 yuan.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka of Japan advanced to the US Open semifinals for the second time in her career, ousting Shelby Rogers of the United States 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday.