ITTF's major reforms took place at Monday's AGM with the establishment of an ITTF Tribunal and an ITTF Integrity Unit, seen as an important step towards improving the organization's governance.
After a devastating 18-game winless run, Manuel Baum has been appointed the Royal Blues new head coach with former Schalke performer Naldo as assistant coach. Both signed a contract until June 30, 2022.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth-minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton a 1-0 win away to Burnley for their first win of the season. Enditem
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- It took Shandong just one quarter to seal their opening victory in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league new season by overwhelming Daqing 101-51 here on Thursday.
With the result, Augsburg have won their first two Bundesliga games of the campaign for the first time in the club's history, while Dortmund suffered their first loss of the season.
Baum is giving up his job as the German association's under-20 and under-18 coach. It is said that Naldo will hang up his boots to join Schalke.
Former Augsburg head coach Baum has signed a two-year deal with Schalke, which will keep him in Gelsenkirchen until June 2022.
Other games on Thursday see Athletic Club at home to Cadiz, while Sevilla entertain Levante in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Enditem
Speaking to the press ahead of Barca's La Liga trip to play Celta Vigo, the new Barca coach confirmed that the 19-year-old was in Barcelona.
Due to individual federal states' regulations, Germany's Champions League representatives - Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach - have to deal with varying restrictions.
"We are continuing to see benefits from the forthcoming changes to the format of the World Championships Finals, which will be introduced from next year onwards, leading to more countries bidding from different regions of the world," said ITTF Deputy President Khalil Al-Mohannadi.