LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Gareth Bale on Friday said he had 'no regrets' about his time with Real Madrid in a TV interview in the UK.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande beat Henan Jianye 2-1 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Monday.
World number 12 Ding shared the opening four frames with Mark Allen, but took the following three in a row to seal a 5-2 win.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid faces its second tough test of its title credentials in two weeks when it travels to play Real Betis on Saturday night.
"It will be strange to see you in another shirt and even stranger to come up against you on the pitch... I had already begun to imagine it but today I went into the dressing room and it truly dawned on me. It's going to be so difficult not to continue to share every day with you both on the pitch and away from it," the Argentinean wrote.
The top seed is to kick off his bid for an 18th Grand Slam title with a first-round game against Sweden's Mikael Ymer.
The 23-year-old broke the deadlock in the 74th minute by thumping in a long-range effort after combining with Darlan Mendes.
Valencia's 4-2 win at home to Levante a week ago was a morale boost to a club that has internal problems and lost key players over the summer. However, Javi Gracia's side received a reality check on Saturday when they were outplayed by Celta Vigo, who beat them 2-1 with two goals from club captain Iago Aspas.
"This is a new level of escalation," team manager Rouven Schroeder commented after coach Achim Beierlorzer unsuccessfully asked the team to start training.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Swimmer Yu Hexin broke the national record of the men's 50m freestyle with 21.79 seconds in the heat at the 2020 Chinese National Swimming Championships here on Saturday.
The striker Mehdi Ghaedi and the midfielder Ali Karimi gave a 2-0 lead for the Iranian side in the first half. Cheick Diabate scored the third goal with a header in the 54th minute.