"As Sports Director, I am very honored and humbled to be able to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games from a sporting perspective and the perspective of an Olympian," Kotani said.
Pliskova wasted eight set points in the opener but recovered quickly in the following two sets, serving out the contest on Court Philippe-Chatrier after two hours and 15 minutes.
Former international Chen Xiaojia powered Jiangsu's offense through consecutive baskets as Jiangsu went up 23-18 at the end of the first quarter.
Dortmund continued on the front foot and controlled possession but Augsburg's well-positioned defense defused most attacks in the midfield.
BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Tuesday announced the player lists for the 2020 ITTF Women's World Cup, Men's World Cup and ITTF Finals.
Selby revealed that one of his targets this season is to get to number one in the world rankings.
Midfielder Unai Lopez scored twice as Athletic Club Bilbao won 2-1 away to Eibar.
Liverpool piled on the pressure and Robertson made up for his earlier mistake when he controlled Trent Alexander Arnold's ball from the right before poking it past the Arsenal keeper.
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ali Karimi, the midfielder of Iran's Esteghlal soccer club, has been linked with a move to Turkey's Trabzonspor, Persian Football reported on Thursday.
PARIS, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Italian teenager Jannick Sinner made his Roland-Garros debut with an impressive 7-5, 6-0, 6-3 win over 11th seed David Goffin on Sunday, while women's top seed Simona Halep celebrated her 29th birthday with a straight-set victory over Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo.
Messi was the center of attention at the start of the game after his attempt to leave the club over the summer and Friday's criticism of the decision to sell Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid, but Fati was the hero of the game, scoring in the 15th and 19th minute and then winning a penalty to allow Messi to add a third in a thrilling first half performance.