LONDON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Mark Selby reached the final at the Snooker European Masters after defeating China's top player Ding Junhui and compatriot Shaun Murphy in Milton Keynes, England on Friday.
Brighton produced a surprise as they won 3-0 away to Newcastle United. Neil Maupay scored twice in the opening seven minutes, the first from the penalty spot, and Aaron Connelly added a third with seven minutes left to play.
Cheruiyot will contest the event with fellow Kenyans including the world 800m bronze medalist Ferguson Rotich and Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal.
"This is a new level of escalation," team manager Rouven Schroeder commented after coach Achim Beierlorzer unsuccessfully asked the team to start training.
In Mainz, Hungary captain Szalai is said to have raised the issue of deferred payments the players were promised when they waived their salaries during lockdown with the club's board on behalf of the team.
NAIROBI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday.
Wander Helder scored twice for Leeds and Aleksander Mitrovic scored twice for the home side, who fought back from 4-1 down to give Leeds a nervy last 25 minutes.
He clocked an impressive 3:28.45 to win the 1,500m in Monaco, just four one-hundredths of a second outside his lifetime best.
GUAYAQUIL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Fiorentina loanee Pedro and Uruguayan midfielder Giorgian De Arrascaeta scored first-half goals as defending champions Flamengo beat Barcelona SC 2-1 in their Copa Libertadores Group A match in Ecuador on Tuesday.
After Tianjin led 2-1 from the third set, both sides fought to tie at 26-26 which Jiangsu saved one match point to level at 2-2, before taking the decisive fifth set.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will be an important reference point for their qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem