XI'AN, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Shandong's Song Haoyang defeated national champion Yao Jie in the men's pole vault at 2020 Chinese Athletics Street Tour played on Yao's home soil on Monday.
"We haven't played an official game for a long time, so players were kind of excited, and we transferred a lot of positive energy on the court," Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca noted.
PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Tenth-seeded Victoria Azarenka saw her campaign at Roland Garros end on Wednesday as the Belarusian was shocked by former world No. 26 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2 in a match where she racked up 36 unforced errors.
The scheduled dates for each prefecture in 2021 will be one day earlier than the originally scheduled dates in 2020 but the days of the week will match the previous schedule.
"It will be a new experience for me. I want to help the team achieve their goals. I want to score a lot of goals," he said. Enditem
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan pleased home crowds by shocking title contenders Xinjiang 87-81, while Jiangsu got off to a flying start with a 85-68 victory over Beijing as the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league kicked off here on Thursday.
MADRID, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 win at home to Villarreal to give Ronald Koeman a winning start to his reign as coach in a game where 18-year-old Ansu Fati once again showed he is the natural successor to Leo Messi.
Two newly-promoted sides weren't as fortunate as Qingdao Huanghai and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright need to fight against relegation, along side Tianjin Teda.
Organizers had discussed several measures to hold the annual event in a safe manner, such as staging only the full 42km race and not the shorter distances, reducing the number of participants and having all participants undertake a COVID-19 test before the race, explained a SEGAS statement.
Rangnick has successfully worked in Gelsenkirchen twice in 2004 and 2011, and since then enjoys high respect among the club's supporters.
The hosts dominated early as Jorge Recalde scored either side of a Carlos Sanchez penalty at the Manuel Ferreira stadium in Paraguayan capital Asuncion.