Alba's natural replacement in the Barca squad, Junior Firpo, is also injured at the moment, although he is expected to be able to return to training in the coming days. Enditem
"But now after the restart and our return to swimming, we can show the spirit of the Chinese people and our swimming fans to other fans across the country, and even to the whole world," said Zhu.
In other Brazilian top-flight fixtures on Saturday, Gremio drew 1-1 at home to Internacional while Corinthians drew 0-0 at Bragantino. Enditem
BERLIN, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Union Berlin took their first win of the season, hammering Mainz 4-0 in the Bundesliga's third round of matches on Friday.
"We are in a very strange situation, after a lot of months without much tennis, especially for me, that I didn't play in America, I don't know if it's a positive thing or a negative thing," Nadal said when asked how important it was to keep the early-round matches short and sweet.
"Coach Jiang always told me to show my courage in the paint without being afraid of opponents. I have to admit that I lack game experience, so I need to grow up every single game," Yu said. Enditem
Also on Sunday, Lille secured a comfortable 3-0 win at Strasbourg thanks to goals from Zeki Celik, Renato Sanches and Burak Yilmaz. Strasbourg has lost five of its six league games since the new season started in August. Enditem
The game went into turmoil after that as Ciro Immobile was sent off in the 69th minute for slapping Arturo Vidal after being tripped by the Chilean, while Inter's midfielder Stefano Sensi also saw red in the dying minutes.
River Plate's Armani and his Boca Juniors counterpart Andrada were joined by defenders Lucas Martinez Quarta (River Plate), Gonzalo Montiel (River Plate) and midfielder Eduardo Salvio (Boca Juniors), the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) said.
HOHHOT, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Tour of Lake Ulan Suhai cycling race has been scheduled from October 12 to 14 in Urad Front Banner, Bayannur City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the local sports bureau said on Monday.
The 26-year-old Kenyan was far behind her world record of 2:14:04 that she set in Chicago last year, but met no challenge after 30 kilometers.