The bottom features the tiger shape of the Shang Dynasty, symbolizing that the Beijing Winter Olympics will be held in 2022, the Chinese Lunar Year of the Tiger, to wish the athletes participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics a prosperous and victorious life.
Last season ended with failure to qualify for Europe and that saw the club begin a major clear out. Central defender Ezequiel Garay became a free agent, while Dani Parejo and Francis Coquelin were sold at a bargain price to nearby Villarreal and Spain internationals Ferran Torres and Rodrigo Moreno joined Manchester City and Leeds United, with Torres going for much less than most believe he is worth.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The turf at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium will be relaid after weeks of criticism from players, coaches and officials.
Shenhua's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by the Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.
ZAGREB, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Olympic champion Ryan Crouser of the United States set a meeting record to win the men's shot put at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting here on Monday.
At the start of the second set, Azarenka broke again for a 2-0 lead, but from there Osaka fought back to break her opponent's serve twice and took a 4-3 lead.
Jumbo-Visma's Primoz Roglic arrived with the leading group and kept his 21-second lead on the overall standings.
BERLIN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund progressed into the second round of the German Cup after moving 5-0 past third division outfit Duisburg on Monday.
The announcement came a day after a 2-0 home loss to Palmeiras, a result that left Corinthians 13th in the 20-team standings with just two wins from eight matches.
Even after the half time, Molders continued to keep Frankfurt's defence busy but still Nuremberg failed to turn their chances into a tangible reward.
"I am not satisfied with the first-half performance. We made Jena strong. Nevertheless, after the restart we controlled the proceedings and wrapped up a deserved win," Werder Bremen head coach Florian Kohfeldt said.