The following games conclude the first round on Sunday: RB Leipzig face Mainz, while Wolfsburg host Bayer Leverkusen. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese market plays a vital role in Schalke 04's attempt to create a prosperous future after last season's setbacks, both on the pitch and financially.
Many Chinese netizens also showed understanding towards Lin's decision, while also speculating on his next move.
Hoffenheim also started the Bundesliga season off with a victory after they overpowered Cologne 3-2 thank's to Kramaric's hattrick.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian giants Palmeiras scored a goal in each half, keeping their unbeaten record intact with a 2-1 victory at Bolivar in the Copa Libertadores Group B on Wednesday.
Ge Manqi dominated in the women's 100m race with a 11.35s, Yang Huizhen and Guo Zhongze won the women and men's 400m respectively. Hu Zhiying and Liang Qi claimed victories in the women and men's 1500m. Wu Yanni won the women's 100m hurdles, while Ma Qun was the winner of the men's javelin. Enditem
"We are confident in the system," said Zhang Chi, head of the CBA's Player Development Department.
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sees BVB as being the club's most dangerous rivals this season. "They have had a much longer break and preparation," the 64-year-old said.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Cultural activities were held Sunday at the Great Wall in Badaling, Yanqing district of Beijing to welcome the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games' 500-day countdown.
In the women's pole vault, nobody conquered the height of 4.40 meters because of wet ground. Song Tingting, Niu Chunge and Asian champion Li Ling shared the same height of 4.30m, but Song won the title because she jumped the 4.30m mark in her first attempt.
"The GFA wishes to express our deepest condolences to the families of the eight young footballers who passed away after the car they were traveling on submerged," the GFA said in a statement.