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Chinese Super League finally kicks off

The Chinese Super League's (CSL) 2020 season finally kicks off on Saturday, five months ­after it was meant to start. Measures put in place to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus saw all sport called off and the February 22 start date for the CSL came and went.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/23 19:43:40

English Premier League games only switched to CCTV Sports' HD digital channel, not blocked

Foreign media's claims that China's state sports broadcaster has cancelled the English Premier League are groundless, as broadcasts of the games have merely been moved to the channel's high definition digital channel CCTV Sports Plus, and have not been scrapped, an industry insider told the Global Times, noting the reason for the change remains unclear.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/23 17:57:54

United up to 3rd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer urged his Manchester United stars to seize a “fantastic opportunity” to qualify for the Champions League after Mason Greenwood rescued a 1-1 draw against West Ham on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/23 15:13:40

New COIVD-19 cases in Dalian unlikely to impact CSL's return

The new COVID-19 cases in Dalian will not deter the return of the Chinese Super League (CSL) to action, a senior local government official said Thursday, as the coastal city in Northeast ­China's Liao­ning Province prepares to host the season opener between Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai Shenhua on Saturday.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/23 12:53:41

Zlatan lifts AC Milan

Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic turned back the clock with a double as AC Milan beat 10-man Sassuolo 2-1 to move fifth ahead of Roma and Napoli and into the Europa League berths.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/22 16:53:41

Villa out of relegation zone

Dean Smith urged Aston Villa to finish the job after they climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as Trezeguet clinched a priceless 1-0 win against Arsenal on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/22 16:53:40

Wolves back up to sixth

Wolves moved closer to a place in the Europa League with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, while Sheffield United's own European hopes were dashed by a 1-0 defeat against Everton on Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/7/21 17:23:41

Juve on brink of title

Cristiano Ronaldo put Juventus on the brink of a ninth consecutive Italian league title on Monday after he scored twice in a 2-1 win over Lazio to become the first player to hit 50 goals in Serie A, La Liga and the Premier League.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/21 12:28:40

10 best moments of the Spanish season

La Liga's longest season ended on Sunday after 12 months and an 11-game sprint finish, with Real Madrid being crowned champions for only the third time in 12 years.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/20 16:53:40

Blues sink Red Devils

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted David de Gea's place is not guaranteed after the goalkeeper endured another error-strewn display in Manchester United's FA Cup semifinal defeat to Chelsea.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/20 16:48:41

Woods focuses on the positives

Tiger Woods' first PGA Tour event in five months ended with a grinding final-round four-over 76 at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday, but the 15-time major winner said he was leaving Muirfield Village Golf Club focused on the positives.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/7/20 10:48:40

Atalanta held by Verona

Matteo Pessina grabbed the equalizer for Hellas Verona to hold his highflying parent club Atalanta 1-1 in Serie A on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/19 16:28:41

Rare blunders from Van Dijk, Alisson end hopes of points record

Arsenal ended Liverpool's bid to set a new Premier League points record with a 2-1 win over the champions, while Manchester City pushed Bournemouth closer to relegation with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/16 17:18:42

Juve held at Sassuolo

Serie A leaders Juventus continued to stutter toward a ninth straight league title as they threw away a two-goal lead before settling for a thrilling 3-3 draw at Sassuolo on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/16 17:13:41

Future of six-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi in doubt

Lionel Messi is said to be unhappy with the Barcelona board, again. The Argentine is the man that everyone at the club wants to keep him happy and there have been times that has not been the case.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/16 17:03:40

Transfer of England winger will dominate next window

"If Jadon comes up to us and says he absolutely wants to leave - which has not been the case so far - and a club wants to pay what we want, then we will discuss it," Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told German media outlet Sport1 about the possibility of England winger Jadon Sancho leaving the club.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/16 16:58:40

Uncapped talents aiming at Euro 2020

There is no doubt that the ­COVID-19 pandemic has had untold impacts on the European football season, but that is not to say that all of them are negative.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/16 16:53:41

What next for Manchester City after Champions League reprieve?

Manchester City can breathe easy after avoiding the painful consequences of a two-season ban from European competition as a result of their successful appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/15 15:38:40