Zaniolo picked up an injury after a challenge with Donny van de Beek in the UEFA Nations League fixture between Italy and the Netherlands, and the result may cast a shadow on the star's future.
Elsewhere, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to advance, while fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece was upset by Croatia's Borna Coric in a five-set thriller.
CHENGDU, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Powerhouse Qingdao Renzhou suffered its first season loss in the 11th round of the China Badminton Super League (CBSL), after going down to Ruichang Biyuan 3-2 here on Tuesday.
WARSAW, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek hailed his side after their narrow 1-0 defeat against the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League on Friday.
The ITTF is closely cooperating with CTTA to ensure safety measures are in place to protect athletes, coaches, officials and supporting staff within the competition "bubble." Enditem
Hashimoto, who was appointed as the Olympic minister last year by outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, made the remarks when responding to IOC vice president John Coates' claim on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus situation.
From December this year, test events will be held ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- A last-gasp penalty from midfielder Clayson Silva earned Bahia a 2-2 draw with leaders Internacional in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.
Jepchirchir's winning mark beats the previous record of 1:06:11 set by Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia at the World Half Marathon Championships in 2018.
Ancelotti, 61, signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with Everton last December after having been sacked by Italian Serie A side Napoli earlier that month. He led Everton to finish 12th in the Premier League last season. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Last season saw Real Madrid keep their nerve over the final 11 games to overtake FC Barcelona and claim the 2019-20 La Liga title, and there is little doubt that Zinedine Zidane's side will be clear favorites to reclaim their crown in the season that lies ahead.