The Brazilian giants are guaranteed of advancing to the last 16 regardless of the result of their final group match against Argentina's Defensa y Justicia on October 20.
Italian qualifier Lorenzo Giustino claimed his first tour-level win in a more than six-hour marathon match against Corentin Moutet. It came close to breaking the 16-year-old record for the longest match at Roland Garros.
African football's governing body announced the new licensing online platform would be launched in January 2021. Enditem
Evergrande had secured the top place of Group A before Sunday's match, while Dalian had dropped into the Final B.
The result at the Maracana stadium lifted Flamengo to the top of their group with 12 points from five matches, three points ahead of second-placed Independiente.
Giustino beat Moutet 0-6, 7-6(7), 7-6(3), 2-6, 18-16 as the deciding set alone lasted three hours.
BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chengdu Better City edged off Inner Mongolia Zhongyou 2-0 on Sunday to pocket its fifth straight win in China League One, the second-tier football league in China.
Organizers had discussed several measures to hold the annual event in a safe manner, such as staging only the full 42km race and not the shorter distances, reducing the number of participants and having all participants undertake a COVID-19 test before the race, explained a SEGAS statement.
2022 FIFA World Cup hosts Qatar will replace Equatorial Guinea, who pulled out of the friendly due to travel restrictions. Ghana will thus play Mali three days before playing Qatar.
Greece's fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had to dig deep to outlast Jaume Munar 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 after three hours and 12 minutes to advance, while Andrey Rublev of Russia also recovered from two sets down to dispatch American Sam Querrey 6-7(5), 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 to claim the first-round win. Enditem
NAIROBI, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan road runner Edwin Mokua narrowly escaped death on Monday, and is currently recuperating at the hospital after being attacked by a hippopotamus while on a training run.