BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Jeremy Lin announced on Tuesday that he will not play for the Beijing Ducks in the upcoming 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Palmeiras teenager Gabriel Menino was Friday named in Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.
Puig, whose performances were one of the few positives in Barca's disappointing end to last season and who looked as if he was going to play a major role in the new season, was left in the stands for the club's traditional pre-season Joan Gamper friendly against Elche on Saturday night.
CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Changchun Yatai eased to a 2-0 win over 10-man Xinjiang Tianshan Leopards on Thursday to secure two wins from as many rounds in China's league A.
Along with the salary cap for domestic players, there is another "cap" for foreign players. A CBA club can spend no more than 7,000,000 US dollars on signing foreign players.
Elsewhere, Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory at home to Eibar.
Granada were clearly the better outfit and led by three goals on the half hour when Herrera produced a sharp finish following good control and a cross from Kenedy, who was able to push forward comfortably, and netted his second of the game in the first minute of the second half. The Venezuelan latched onto a long ball from the back and clipped his shot over the advancing keeper.
Talavera's return to the international fold comes after a series of impressive performances for Pumas UNAM, whom he joined from their Liga MX rivals Toluca in July.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is among 26 players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador next month.
Mexico will host Costa Rica at Azteca stadium on September 30 before meeting the Netherlands in Amsterdam on October 7.
"In the future, we will help more students fulfill their dreams in sports," said the school headmaster Ren Junxin. Enditem