XI'AN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- In an ongoing charity football tournament in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Wang Shasha impressed the spectators not only because she was the only female player on the field, but also because she was one of the best players on the field.
"We have shown that we can do our best in the face of the worst conditions," he said. "We have confidence of beating South Korea." Enditem
The match, played behind closed doors at Sammy Ofer Stadium in the northern city of Haifa, saw a strong start by the visitors, who missed several opportunities early.
The team, led by manager Oscar Tabarez, held its third training session on Wednesday afternoon at the Uruguay Celeste Complex, with a full roster of 23 players.
TOKYO, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held under any circumstances the world will face next summer.
Under the document from California Department of Public Health, all private gatherings must limit the number of attendees and are required to be held outside. Moreover, the host of any gathering has to "collect names of all attendees and contact information in case contact tracing is needed later."
The 27-year-old Dutchwoman clocked 29 minutes, 36.67 seconds to win the 25-lap race, chopping almost 25 seconds off the previous European record of 30:01.09 set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2002.
"I've battled with Dani [Alves] for a place in the team and that has made me a better player. I'm playing well for my club, I'm happy, and I think that everything that I've experienced in football until now has given me what I need to be able to pay for Brazil's national team and have more continuity."
TOKYO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2021 Tokyo Marathon has been postponed from March 7 to October 17, organizers announced here on Friday.
Zheng Yaping's layup pushed Henan to a 23-22 lead for the first time since the tip-off, and Henan made the most of an 18-0 surge midway through the second quarter to lead 43-28 at halftime.
After Chen's fast break layup, Jiangsu had an 11-point lead with 3:30 remaining thanks to an 8-0 surge, and didn't surrender its advantage from there.