The 2021 European Championship is probably utmost in the fans' minds. The German coach however is turning his thoughts to the 2024 continental tournament hosted by Germany.
PARIS, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- France striker Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Tuesday's UEFA Nations League match against Croatia, the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Monday.
The group testing sessions will include some advance-notice testing, where the main focus will be on building the profiles of athletes for the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) program.
QUITO, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador head coach Gustavo Alfaro said Monday he feels obliged to guide Ecuador to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, despite the team's recent run of mediocre form.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Former Manchester City striker Jo scored in second-half stoppage time as Corinthians earned a 2-2 draw with Botafogo in Brazil's Serie A championship on Saturday.
The pandemic forced clubs to develop creative concepts to stay in close contact with fans and partners worldwide. "Virtual tours run by several clubs have been a great success," he added.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Jeffrey Wolf of the United States 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 48 minutes to advance into the US Open fourth round on Saturday.
Duris might have doubled Slovakia's lead, but Israel goalkeeper Ofir Marciano was equal to his effort, and also saved well from Robert Bozenik late in the game.
"Now, I participate in eight to 10 races a year. I ran one triathlon and three marathons in a month last year," said Gu, who hopes to compete in the next Boston Marathon.
The women's long jump event saw teenager Qin Huiling better her PB by three times to land the victory at 6.37m. Zeng Rui also renewed her life-time best to win the women's triple jump title at 14.10m, while Fang Yaoqing won the men's triple jump at 16.88m. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is hopeful that Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 can proceed in good order despite the disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.