'The reason I like skiing is really simple.' says Zhang Yifan, 31, from Beijing. 'It's about meeting cheerful and interesting people you probably wouldn't meet in everyday life.'
In Sunday's game, Pirlo started new arrivals Dejan Kulusevski and Weston McKennie, with talisman Cristiano Ronaldo leading the attacking line.
GUANGZHOU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F on Tuesday bid farewell to Israeli striker Eran Zahavi, who has signed for PSV Eindhoven.
LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Premier League jumps straight in at the deep end this weekend with Manchester United's visit to Brighton opening the third round, although fans will be forced to wait until Monday night for the star attraction when Liverpool entertain Arsenal.
The club has invited city residents and local businesses to have a say on the proposals which have already won widespread approval from fans.
Seventh-placed Marseille needed a late header from substitute Valere Germain to clinch a 1-1 home draw with Lille in the latest match of the day. Brazilian forward Luiz Araujo helped Lille take the lead at the start of the second half and could have doubled it when his effort hit the cross bar in the 65th minute.
BERLIN, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen started their seasons with a goalless draw after sharing the spoils in the final game of the first round of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
According to the calendar, the first Hub in the Middle East will be staged between March 17 and April 3, 2021, followed by those in China from April 13 to May 16, and in Europe from May 27 to June 20.
Both sides started highly motivated as Leverkusen took over, whereas Wolfsburg focused on turnovers and fast breaks. However, both teams lacked in accuracy.
Meanwhile, the Barcelona-based sporting press reported on Monday that striker Luis Suarez and the club have reached an agreement to rescind the Uruguayan's contract and allow him to leave on a free contract.
"This is a new level of escalation," team manager Rouven Schroeder commented after coach Achim Beierlorzer unsuccessfully asked the team to start training.