KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Badminton World Federation (BWF) President and Olympic gold medalist Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen revealed on Thursday that he is receiving treatment after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
"This team has some of the best midfielders in the world and I know that I can learn from them and also bring my own strength to the group. Having spoken to the manager about his vision for this team, the direction that the club is going in is hugely exciting and I cannot wait to be a part of that," explained Van de Beek, who will wear the No. 34 shirt in memory of former teammate Abdelhak Nouri.
The 31-year-old's poor relationship with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is well documented and was made clear when Zidane only used him in two of the 12 games his side played when Spanish football resumed in June after lockdown.
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
The hosts added their third goal when Daniel Sampaio latched onto Marco Antonio's pass to slot home in stoppage time.
The women's pole vault event was also won by a Swede, as Angelica Bengtsson finished with a best jump of 4.72 meters. Enditem
A product of the Ajax youth academy, Van de Beek made his first-team debut in 2015. In total, he played 175 official matches for Ajax, scoring 41 times.
"Our original partnership was mainly focused on the World Cup in China. We are thrilled that this has now expanded to be a more all-encompassing partnership across all FIBA competitions."
Luneng, who lost to Dalian Pro 1-0 in the last round, hit the woodwork twice during the game against Suning.
"COVID-19 brought us lot of challenges, which were highlighted in the copyright negotiations. We are regretful to announce the termination with Premier League despite rounds of negotiations," read a statement.
Valter, 22, broke free during the final few kilometers and the peloton was unable to catch him.