TOKYO, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be held "at any cost," trying to clear all doubts amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and worries of policy change from a new government.
LJUBLJANA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Slovenia beat Moldova 1-0 at the Stadion Stozice on Sunday, securing their first win in this year's UEFA Nations League after drawing with Greece on Thursday.
Barty wished the players and the French Federation all the best for a successful tournament and said she was now looking to a long preseason and the summer in Australia.
BERLIN, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Entering his 15th year as Germany's head coach makes Joachim Loew the longest-serving national manager in international football.
In the second half, Bosnia coach Dusan Bajevic brought on Edin Dzeko as the side's second striker, but Poland's domination continued, and Kamil Grosicki scored the winning goal in the 67th minute.
XI'AN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic's head coach Kim Bong-Gil told Xinhua on Friday that he aimed to lead his side to a better result in the postponed season 2020 than they had last year.
On Friday, Piatek played 63 minutes against the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Poland lost 1-0 after Steven Bergwijn's goal. Enditem
In the other two matches of the day, Hunan Hualai edged Shenzhen Nankeda 3-2, while Olympic champion Chen Long led Xiamen Tefang to a win over Anhui Souyu 5-0. Enditem
Inter took the lead through a Galhardo penalty in the 68th minute after Gregore Magalhaes hacked down Victor Cuesta.
"Our opponents played very well today. We were not decisive enough. In the deciding set, we tried to play our tactical discipline and not be influenced by our rivals. We made it," said Liu.
"Everything is focussed on the European Championships next year," the German national coach said after his side's first encounter after a ten-month-long break. The match against Spain in the Nations League ended in a 1-1 draw.