"This year is a special year. Playing with the Beijing Ducks for one year, I will never forget that I see these supporters every day, which makes me so touched. Thank you all. I love you," Lin noted.
In the coming season, the contract of CBA players will be classified into five types, which are labeled A, B, C, D and E. The D contract is the maximum-salary contract, and a club can offer a maximum of three D contracts. Currently, 25 CBA players are on D contracts, including most of Chinese basketball's big names such as Yi Jianlian, Guo Ailun and Ding Yanyuhang.
Dunajska Streda will fight for a chance to make into the playoffs against the Austrian team of LASK Linz on September 24 in the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese broadcaster PP Sports, the owner of the local media rights to the Bundesliga in China, announced on Wednesday that it would broadcast all matches of Bundesliga in the 2020/21 season.
Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
Esteghlal is currently headed by interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh at the ongoing ACL competitions. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool have completed the signing of Spain international Thiago Alcantara from Bundesliga side Bayern Munich, announced the English Premier League champions on Friday.
BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese international Li Yingying will lead Tianjin's strong lineup as the reigning league champions start their campaign in the Chinese women's volleyball championship on Wednesday.
The Asian Games bronze medalist assigned her strength strategically all the way, in the last 600 meters, three runners took turns to lead, with Zhang winning the sprint finish. "I am from Yunnan province, training at high altitude has built up my endurance, and my strategy worked well today."
Sport Recife are currently 15th in the 20-team Brazilian Serie A standings with three wins from their first 10 matches. Enditem
The announcement followed a video conference call involving CONMEBOL officials and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in which the Paraguay-based entity sought guarantees that clubs would release their players.