Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
The Spanish press reported on Saturday that the Welsh international is carrying an injury that sidelined him for a month, but Bale made no reference to that in his first interview.
Incidents of harassment focused on blaming China and Chinese people as the source of the virus and mocking Chinese dietary habits, it said.
"Competing against the likes of Muraz Barshim at the highest level has been a blessing to me, I have gained enormous experience and confidence in the last two years competing in Diamond League meetings," he said. Enditem
Freiburg seems in trouble as the brave-hearts have not only lost their goalie Alexander Schwolow (Hertha), defender Robin Koch (Leeds) and striker Luca Waldschmidt (Benfica).
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
"In the future, we will help more students fulfill their dreams in sports," said the school headmaster Ren Junxin. Enditem
After selling Ivan Rakitic to Sevilla, Barca are currently looking to sell striker Luis Suarez, with Juventus a possible destination, while Arturo Vidal is close to joining Inter Milan.
The move also sees Liverpool's 18-year-old central defender Ki-Jana Hoever move the other way in a deal worth around 13 million pounds. The player who arrived at Anfield from Ajax in 2018 can play on the right side of defense or as a center half and had only recently agreed on a new long term contract with Liverpool. Enditem
The Curitiba-based side top the Group C standings with six points from three matches, ahead of Chile's Colo-Colo on goal difference. Jorge Wilstermann are third with three points.
MADRID, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Iago Aspas scored twice as Celta Vigo won 2-1 at home to Valencia on Saturday night in the new La Liga season.