RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians have sacked head coach Tiago Nunes after the club's poor start to the Brazilian Serie A season.
It was the third upset of a seeded team for Siegemund and Zvonareva during the fortnight, having knocked off No.7 seeds Victoria Azarenka and Sofa Kenin in the second round before a stunning win over second seeds and defending champions Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka in the quarterfinals.
The shorthanded German coach had to field several youngsters like 18-year-old league debutants Kays Ruiz-Atil and Arnaud Kalimuendo and 20-year-old goalkeeper Marcin Bulka in the starting line-up in Wednesday's match.
After the restart, Leipzig retreated with the narrow lead while Nuremberg showed absolutely no danger in front of the target.
When asked about the academic challenges in the future, Zhu said she would grasp the nettle and strive to achieve academic goals without affecting her training.
The 24-year-old player has penned a one-year contract with the Qatari second division team for an undisclosed fee.
TEHRAN, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Iran coach Dragan Skocic is seeking to change the playing style of Team Melli, Persian Football website reported on Wednesday.
Frankfurt were more clinical with their chances and punished courageous Nuremberg as Bas Dost's volley assist allowed Andre Silva to nod home the opener six minutes into the second half.
"In most operational aspects, FIFA will allow flexibility in relation to the match schedule and venues," read a CONMEBOL statement.
BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Apart from the huge task of the Olympic title defence at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, Chinese volleyball star Zhu Ting now has another mountain to climb.
Leeds fought back for a third time with a wonderful goal from Matheusz Klick, who controlled a ball from Helder Costa with his first touch before producing an unstoppable volley with his second in the 65th minute.