BEIJING, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee expressed understanding over the decision made by the International Skating Union (ISU) to postpone its figure skating Grand Prix Final and short track speed skating World Cup, both Olympic test events.
"I can't get to sleep last night because I was so excited," The 43-year-old swimming fanatic said. "And I was not the only one - every one of our online group was awake late at night, cheering each other up for today's event."
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez was Friday among seven Spain-based players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal romped into the semifinals of the French Open in the early hours of Wednesday with a late-night win over Italy's Jannik Sinner.
"The quality of our defense slumped in the second quarter, and they pulled away from the match. We can be better than this," Fujian coach Gong Songlin commented. Enditem
In other games in the Meizhou division, Zhejiang Energy Greentown beat Jiangxi Liansheng 2-0, and Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic defeated Liaoning Shenyang Urban 1-0.
Wuhan had the upper hand for most of a back-and-forth second half, heading into the final frame with a three-point margin, but had to watch as their lead slipped away.
Shanghai led by as many as 35 points in the final period.
It was also the 96th victory at Roland Garros for the Spaniard, who is seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer's record.
Xinhua looks at some of the major talking points ahead of Thursday's opening day of fixtures in CONMEBOL's road to Qatar 2022.
"We contained their three-pointer shooting quite well," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen reflected.