"The female Iranian players have to wear a hijab or a head cover. In the beginning, it was difficult because there were no leagues who accepted us. However, the Bulgarian federation opened its doors to Iranian women and confirmed our participation in their league," said Borhani.
The striker argued that a clause in his contract, which is due to expire in June 2021, allowed him to leave on a free transfer at the end of the 2019/20 season and that he wanted to take up the option.
Former Citizens star Sane against Spain indicated he is determined to not only take up competition at his new club in Munich but make his contribution to the German team.
It was Atletico's fourth win from six matches this campaign and lifted Jorge Sampaoli's side to third in the 20-team standings, four points behind leaders Internacional.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- After losing to traditional rivals the Czech Republic 3-1 on Friday, Slovakia once again failed to win and dropped points after a 1-1 draw in Israel in UEFA Nations League Group B2.
"By bringing together the winter sport industry under the theme of the Power of Ice and Snow, the World Winter Sports Expo is the perfect platform to highlight this important contribution of sport to the recovery. The Expo is also an important step as China gets ready to welcome the world's best winter sport athletes in 2022," Bach said.
"It's a fight for every second now and lots of things will happen to each of us on the road to Paris."
"I was a little bit in shock," Carreno Busta said. "The rules are the rules. The referee and the supervisor did the right thing, but it's not easy to do it."
BRUSSELS, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Multiple world and Olympic champion Mo Farah of Britain and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands respectively broke the men's and women's one-hour run world record at the Diamond League exhibition meeting here Friday night.
"It's more important to enjoy the process," Gu added. "You can take pictures and enjoy the view so as to relax yourself when you go to different places to participate in competitions. It's also important to display sportsmanship. During the cycling portion of one triathlon, a competitor in front of me fell, and I immediately stopped to help him."
"It's a very difficult competition as you can see. We followed the coach's guidance to keep the clean sheet. The draw is acceptable for us," said Shenhua midfielder Zhu Baojie.