The Israeli Euroleague side added that the contract is for three months with an option to extend until the end of the current season.
After squandering seven set points, Mladenovic was unable to close out the set, losing 7-5 before losing the second set 6-3.
Henan took the lead at the start before Shandong gradually controlled the pace of the match for a 19-11 advantage. Henan was unable to pick up the offense and lost the first set 25-15.
Zhejiang bagged all three medals in the men's 100m butterfly, as Hong Jinquan clinched the gold in 53.03 seconds.
Bayern increased the pace and eventually halved the deficit in the 36th minute when Joshua Kimmich curled the ball from 16 meters into the top right corner.
LONDON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Premier League Champions Liverpool continued their winning start to the new season and ended Arsenal's perfect record after fighting back from a goal down at Anfield.
As rumors speak of Bayern having lost the race for their main right-back target Sergino Dest (Ajax) against Barcelona due to a better offer from the Spaniards, tensions have increased around the reigning German champions.
Pironkova, 33, who has just returned to the Tour after three years' absence at the US Open and made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, receiving a walkover to the third round in Paris. Enditem
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.
Striker Issa Alekasir's header in the 88th minute found the back of net and sent the Reds to the competition's next round.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Shandong and Jiangsu easily moved past their opponents by 3-0 to advance into the knockout stage of the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championships here on Tuesday.