"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
CHENGDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan never trailed throughout the game before outplaying Fujian 89-63 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Thursday.
"I wanted to play this match as if it was the first round. I didn't want to think it was a semifinal because it would have stressed me out."
In Thursday's only other fixture, Athletico Paranaense were held to a goalless home draw by Ceara. Enditem
Later, in the men's 10,000m race, Cheptegei finished in 26 minutes and 11 seconds, breaking Kenenisa Bekele's mark of 26 minutes and 17.53 seconds set in Brussels in 2005.
"I have seen more and more young parents bring their children to play golf, which makes me believe golf will have a bright future in China," she said. Enditem
"It means the world," the all-time leading scorer of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
Sichuan led 42-22 in paint points, and scored 15 points in fast breaks.
The former Bayern performer claims the team needs to count on a reliable strategy.
"If I gave up at first, I would not have got the chance at a later stage," she pointed out.
"We would like all athletes to focus on their practise without worries," said Muto. Enditem