Cuca, whose birth name is Alexi Stival, coached Shandong Luneng in 2014 and 2015, guiding the Jinan-based club to the Chinese Cup and Chinese Super Cup.
Kevin-Prince Boateng scored in the first half to lead Las Palmas to a 3-1 win over 10-man Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Monday.
The Football Association has charged Jose Mourinho with improper conduct after the Manchester United manager was sent to the stands for the second time in a month in Sunday's 1-1 draw with West Ham.
Sporting Lisbon midfielder Elias could be the latest Brazil international to join a Chinese Super League club, according to media reports.
Napoli was again made to count the cost of missed opportunities as it was held 1-1 by Sassuolo in Serie A on Monday.
Tiger Woods has gone through two back surgeries since he last played a golf tournament 15 months ago.
Chinese football had a satisfying first half in 2016. But in the second half, things got complicated.
Australian Olympic gymnast Lisa Skinner was fitted with a head brace on Monday after fracturing a vertebra when she fell during an aerial routine with Cirque du Soleil in Brisbane.
Today, Walter Junghans is goalkeeping coach in Munich - a job he took over in 2007. Xinhua recently sat down to ask him about Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
Their surprising success this season in the Bundesliga just might help change RB Leipzig's poor reputation among German football fans.