KATHMANDU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Ang Rita Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineering legend who climbed Mt. Qomolangma 10 times without bottled oxygen, passed away in the capital Kathmandu on Monday, a close associate confirmed.
Henan missed the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Fernando Karanga's spot-kick was blocked by Guangzhou Evergrande goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo.
The 20-year-old kept a clean sheet after clearing 5.82 meters. Reigning world champion Sam Kendricks of the United States and France's former world record holder Renaud Lavillenie needed their third attempts to leap off 5.82m.
BUCHAREST, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Three Javelin throwers exceeded the meeting record at the Balkan Championships in Cluj-Napoca on Sunday, while Moldova's Andrian Mardare emerged victorious with 83.60m.
The second, decisive match will take place on September 30 in Salzburg, with the winner on aggregate to qualify for the Champions League's group stage. Enditem
Despite the likely return of some familiar faces, Queiroz hinted at possible surprises in his squad.
Also on Thursday, Shanghai surprised Tianjin with a straight-set win (27-25, 25-23, 25-22). Enditem
IOC Coordination Commission Chair John Coates described the measures as a "milestone" and an "important step" towards delivering a safe and successful Games in 2021.
Given the atmosphere currently surrounding the Camp Nou, Koeman needs to start with a win, because if not things are not going to get any easier. Enditem
Real opened their season with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday after 90 minutes where they controlled the ball for large periods, but failed to create the clear chances needed to take all three points. It's true they still lack match practice after just one warm up game and that Martin Odegaard gave glimpses that he will slot into the side with few problems. Meanwhile the return of Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Isco after injury should also help Zinedine Zidane, but for the moment it looks as if scoring enough goals is again going to be Zidane's main headache this season.
Martinez's side are tight in midfield and defense, really dangerous from set pieces and have the experienced Roberto Soldado in attack; this week they have shown last season was no fluke. Enditem