WARSAW, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Polish Football Association (PZPN) announced Saturday evening that the national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek had tested positive for coronavirus.
Hebei's Zhang Yifan took first in the women's 200m butterfly, and Zhang Ziyang from Hubei scooped gold in the men's 1,500m freestyle.
Attracting around 300 of China's top swimmers, the 2020 Championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
Both are very much underdogs against Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir (Leipzig) and Real Madrid, Inter Milan, and Shakhtar Donetsk (Gladbach).
Yao was the title favorite but the 30-year-old failed to clear the bar at 5.30m, although he passed the height of 5.15m in his first attempt.
Shandong's Ji Xinjie, who won the title in the men's 400m freestyle on Sunday, secured his second gold medal in the men's 200m freestyle in 1:47.42 on Monday.
Local favourite Kristina Mladenovic was a victim of a missed call in her first round defeat to Laura Siegemund of Germany on Tuesday.
The 39-year-old tennis great, who is seeking a record-tie 24th Grand Slam title, skipped all the tune-up tournaments for the clay majors and practised at the Mouratoglou Academy, but acknowledged she was "not one hundred percent" as the French Open started.
Last-placed Dijon was closed to clinching its first win of the news season, but an injury-time penalty from Teji Savanier crashed their hopes as the team was held to a 2-2 draw at home against Montpellier. Enditem
Striker Bi Jinhao scored a brace in the first half to seal the win for the Shanghai side in the last round of the first CSL phase.
Other media mention former Schalke hero and Belgian, Cote d'Ivorian and Iranian national coach Marc Wilmots as a candidate.