According to ski amateurs, the excitement of racing down the piste may be as pure as the mountain snow or as bracing as an Arctic chill. However, getting good at skiing is extremely challenging.
ROME, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Novak Djokovic won a record 36th Masters crown as he beat Diego Schwartzman in the men's final of the ATP Italian Open on Monday.
"This is unbelievable, standing here in Paris on the top of the podium. I never thought I would be here," he added.
The round of matches ends on Monday with Aston Villa at home to Sheffield United, before Wolves entertain Manchester City. Enditem
Villarreal's league campaign got off to a slow start with a 1-1 draw at home to Huesca a week ago and things looked to be going wrong again on Saturday when they fell behind to Eibar. However, Gerard Moreno levelled the score in the 62nd minute with an excellent goal that saw him turn on a sixpence before firing home and Paco Alcacer sealed the win with a calm finish when put clean through. In Moreno and Alcacer, new Villarreal coach Unai Emery knows he has players who are both capable of netting between 15-20 goals a season (Moreno scored 18 last season and was the top scoring Spaniard in La Liga) and the pair will give his side a lot of points as they look to qualify for the Champions League this campaign.
Shenhua now ranks fourth with 18 points in Group A, and a victory in the last round will send it to the Final Group A of next stage, while R&F is certain to drop into the Final Group B. Enditem
The Wolves took a hard-earned win and are now one victory away from booking their berth in the Europa League's group stage, as ten-man Desna were unable to cause surprise.
NAIROBI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Athletics Kenya (AK) will on Saturday host a test run to experiment with the country's level of preparedness ahead of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series in Nairobi on Oct. 3.
More than 250 athletes descended on the Romanian city for two days of action. Mardare, the bronze medallist at the 2016 Balkan Championships, achieved an impressive 82.78m with his second attempt.
Lokomotiv also have the advantage that the season in Georgia is more advanced than in Spain and they currently lie in fifth position in their domestic league with four wins, four draws and three defeats from 11 matches.
‘ It [Chinese skiing] is like a child. I hope it can grow up healthily.’