TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Nouri, the Iranian-German coach, has been shortlisted to take charge of Iran's top-flight Esteghlal soccer club, Persian Football website reported on Thursday.
Top women's seed Simona Halep made a winning return a month after winning in Prague as she disposed of 99th-ranked Italian Jasmine Paolini 6-3, 6-4.
It was short-lived joy for the hosts though, as Hoffenheim had the last laugh when Kramaric unleashed a 15-meter hammer to snatch the 3-2 win in injury-time.
"It was a great battle today," Stahl told World Athletics' official website. "This has been a great season even though it was a complicated season - I competed even more this year than last. Next year is an Olympic year and I'm really looking forward to that one."
"FIFA is not facing a crisis, but football is," said Infantino. "The money goes where it has to go: to football and to help football."
ACCRA, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has expressed its condolences to Ghanaian eight teenage footballers killed in a road accident.
The ExCo meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of former WADA President John Fahey, who passed away last Saturday in Australia at the age of 75. Enditem
In men's 5,000m, Duo Bujie became front runner from halfway, but he was overtaken with two laps to go. On the final lap, Peng Jianhua emerged to win with 14:13.78, Qin Zhenfei and Zhao Changhong finished second and third respectively, Duo Bujie missed the podium with the fourth place.
During Iran's Hazfi Cup final match between Tractor and Esteghlal earlier this month, Elhami got involved in a controversial moment by protesting the referee's performance.
Top men's seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, and top women's seed Simona Halep will kick off their campaigns on Wednesday.
Zahavi and Alaba's father have denied having requested that size. David Alaba expressed his surprise about the club's statements and said he felt hurt.