TOKYO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee announced here on Wednesday that former Olympic synchronized swimming bronze medalist Mikako Kotani has been appointed as the new sports director.
Olympic medalist Fu Yuanhui touched the finishing line first in the preliminary of the women's 100m backstroke, but was another to miss out on the final, ranking only 11th in the physical tests. Guangdong's Wang Xue'er took the crown in 59.55 seconds.
The 26-man squad also featured 11 Mexico-based players and three representatives from US Major League Soccer clubs.
Acheampong scored a goal in the 81st minute, but it was ruled out for offside.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Luneng Taishan were held to a 0-0 draw by Guangzhou R&F in the last round of the 2020 season Chinese Super League (CSL)'s first session here on Sunday, entering the final eighth round and setting up a clash against Beijing Guoan in the season quarterfinals.
In Sunday's other fixtures, Sassuolo enjoyed a 4-1 victory over newly-promoted Spezia, while Hellas Verona edged past Udinese 1-0. Enditem
"The Tokyo Olympics were postponed, and this is good for me. Now I have more time to prepare and will try to show my best in the Olympics," she said.
"Alize is good at playing on clay court. She is resilient and flexible in tactics. You won't never beat her with ease." Enditem
First, the Brazil international forward thumped in a close-range effort after Giorgian de Arrascaeta's attempt was parried clear by Jorge Pinos. Then, he ran onto Arrascaeta's superb one-touch pass and rounded Pinos before calmly caressing a shot into an empty net from the edge of the penalty area.
"The decision to sanction Mr Trovato is related to a series of matches that took place between 2018 and 2019, while he was president of the club," FIFA said, without providing further details.
The 2020 German Supercup final is developing into a vital do-or-die game.