Ghada Waly (R), Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and Gianni Infantino, President of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) attend the signing ceremony at the Vienna International centre, Austria, Sept. 14, 2020. UNODC and FIFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday to step up their joint cooperation to address threats posed by crime to sport. (Photo by Georges Schneider/Xinhua)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Defending champions Flamengo will be without injured goalkeeper Diego Alves for their upcoming Copa Libertadores matches against Independiente del Valle and Barcelona de Guayaquil in Ecuador.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 35-year-old agreed to a contract that runs until the end of the current Serie A season in February, Sport said on Thursday.
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ROME, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Undisputed clay court king Rafael Nadal suffered a straight-set loss to Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Saturday.
Hoffenheim's wastefulness was punished moments later after Jan Thielmann's long ball into the box found new arrival Sebastian Andersson, who headed home the equalizer against the run of play.
The Spain international's deal should also be confirmed on Friday, although he won't take part in Sunday's important league fixture which sees Liverpool travel to face big-spending Chelsea. Enditem
Calvert-Lewin's former side Sheffield United made a losing start to 2020-21, conceding two goals in the first six minutes as they went down 2-0 at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Veteran striker Roberto Soldado put Granada ahead after just four minutes with a left-foot volley from Yangel Herrera's cross and the Spanish side's nerves were well and truly calmed six minutes later, when Kenedy doubled their lead.
CONMEBOL said strict sanitary protocols would be adopted for the tournament, in accordance with requirements in each of the confederation's 10 member nations.