LONDON, Sep. 7 (Xinhua) -- Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars).
"The pandemic really has affected us tremendously. But I have not wasted my time. Instead, I kept improving my techniques. I was ready for this competition," he added.
In earlier matches, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and eighth seed Petra Martic from Croatia also advanced into women's last 16. Enditem
Kenin has won her last 10 major main draw matches after hoisting her first Grand Slam title at this year's Australian Open, but the Belgian proved too strong for her, advancing after just 74 minutes.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Teda still failed to snatch a win in the Chinese Super League after they suffered their seventh consecutive loss in the ninth round after a 2-1 defeat to Chongqing Dangdai Lifan here on Sunday.
"As a result of the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Hungary, the Hungarian Government has introduced entry restrictions that make it now impossible for foreigners to enter Hungary. Foreigners will only be allowed to enter Hungary in the case that it is highly necessary," the organizers notified participants.
BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- The World Winter Sports Expo 2020 (WWSE) came at an important time during the global COVID-19 pandemic and holding the Expo in Beijing sent a strong signal of confidence, IOC President Thomas Bach said at the Expo's opening ceremony here on Saturday.
The 17-year-old, who turned pro last month, closed with a three-under 69 for a 54-hole scores of 10-under 206 at Orient Xiamen to earn RMB100,000. The former China national player is believed to be the first player to post three straight wins to start a pro career.
The 60-year-old's anniversary might well turn into the most significant challenge the 2014 World Cup-winning coach has ever faced.
"But we are optimistic because we know we can do it because we have a fantastic partnership with Tokyo and an equally strong partnership with Beijing," he added.
Leo Baptistao pulled one back for Wuhan in the 67th minute through a header. Two minutes later, Jean Kouassi also made his header to level up the two sides, after receiving debutant Dong Xuesheng's pass.