However, there was also good news.
Alba dominated the first quarter, thanks to points by Simone Fontecchio and Marcus Ericksson, on the way to a 29-19 lead at the end of the quarter.
"As Sports Director, I am very honored and humbled to be able to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games from a sporting perspective and the perspective of an Olympian," Kotani said.
He played in Benfica's 2-0 win over Moreinense on Saturday after which Benfica coach Jorge Jesus commented he was "pretty sure" it would be his last game for the Lisbon-based outfit. Enditem
For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players in three stages over 21 days.
The race was suspended on lap 8 of 30 following a crash involving Luca Ghiotto and Jack Aitken, who tangled and span into the barriers at high speed.
BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Newly-promoted Suzhou Dongwu pocketed its first win in Chinese football's second-tier League One after beating Taizhou Yuanda 2-1 on Thursday.
More than 130 teenage players from eight teams in Beijing, Harbin, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Wuhan and Chongqing will compete in Xining, from October 1 to 5. Enditem
The 22-year-old swimmer shattered the Asian record in 55.62 seconds on Tuesday, 0.45 seconds faster than the former Asian record holder, Olympic champion Liu Zige, who held the record for 11 years.
But former Changchun Yatai striker Marinho equalized on the stroke of half-time and Kaio Jorge then bundled home from close range to guarantee Santos their fourth win from five matches.