MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi confirmed on Friday that he would stay at FC Barcelona this season to see out his four-year contract signed in 2017.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian striker Luiz Muriqui's eligibility to play the ongoing Chinese Super League (CSL) has been questioned by Chinese media after the player returned from a visit to his new-born daughter to the field without seemingly going through any quarantine.
The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
Reigning champion Barty said there were two reasons for her decision to skip the clay-court tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Paris from September 27 to October 11.
2019-20 was a strange season for Atletico, who were well below their best for a long time - losing to third tier Cultural Leonesa in the Copa del Rey and dropping more points than usual in La Liga.
Belarus's Victoria Azarenka advanced into the quarterfinals after rallying past Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic 5-7, 6-1, 6-4.
Orient Xiamen is a 6,342-yard, par-72 layout designed by Ronald Fream and TK Pen
Since the start of the summer transfer window, the London club have added the German duo Werner and Havertz, Morocco's Hakim Ziyech, England's Ben Chilwell and Brazilian veteran Thiago Silva to their squad. Enditem
The 52-year-old replaces Alfonso Sosa, who was sacked on Friday after a 2-0 home defeat to Leon, a result that left Necaxa 15th in the 18-team standings with just two wins from eight matches.
Having finished just 17 hundredths of a second short at last month's opening Diamond League meeting in Monaco, Kipyegon seemed on track to achieve her ambition with 200 meters remaining, but faltered slightly over the final few meters to cross the line in 2:29.92.
"I didn't feel happy this last year at the club," explained Messi.