The fact that the tie was decided with just one leg, rather than the traditional home and away format, meant the game was a potential banana skin for the Chinese-owned team making its first ever appearance in Europe, but Diego Martinez's side got off to a perfect start with two goals in 10 minutes.
Two former Russian athletics officials, Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov were sentenced to three and two years in prison respectively, according to AFP.
"Competing against the likes of Muraz Barshim at the highest level has been a blessing to me, I have gained enormous experience and confidence in the last two years competing in Diamond League meetings," he said. Enditem
Behind Bayern's attitude stands the intention to map the team's hierarchy in the player's salary.
Meanwhile, the states of Schleswig-Holstein and North-Rhine Westphalia announced that they would consider higher rates of occupancy, up to one third of the arena capacity. Enditem
The announcement followed a video conference call involving CONMEBOL officials and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in which the Paraguay-based entity sought guarantees that clubs would release their players.
The 29-year-old midfielder joined the Reds with a reported fee of 20 million pounds (about 25.8 million US dollars) for four years to become the club's second signing of the summer transfer window, following Kostas Tsimikas in August.
GENEVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- World volleyball governing body FIVB announced the cancellation of the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2020 on Thursday after the decision was made by the FIVB Board of Administration.
Rome, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal eased into the third round of the Italian Open on Wednesday.
So far, fans in China are able to watch the new season of La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and Serie A online, except the Premier League.
ROME, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- World record holder Armand Duplantis of Sweden produced the highest ever pole vault mark in an outdoor event as he cleared 6.15-meters to take the win at the Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday.