CHENGDU, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai shook off early sluggishness to overcome Tianjin 88-60 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
Shanghai managed to turn a six-point deficit after the first quarter into a 10-point lead at the end of the first half, and never looked back afterwards.
LONDON, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday that Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, third seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine overcame a second-set wipeout to beat Mexican qualifier Renata Zarazua 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 to keep on track for her maiden Grand Slam title. Enditem
The Tokyo Paralympic torch relay, which will be held from August 12 to 24, 2021, will also have no major changes to the plans announced for the relay originally scheduled for this year. Enditem
The 54-year-old Kotani, who won bronze in the solo and duet events at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, will act as the "voice of the athletes," in the overall management of the games. She will also coordinate with the International Olympic Committee and international sports federations.
According to new UEFA regulations, clubs must name alternative venues when local health authorities implement restrictions affecting travel before and after games.
Meanwhile, Guarani also booked a place in the next stage of the tournament with a 3-1 win at Tigre. Johan Romana, Jose Florentin and Cecilio Dominguez netted for the Paraguayan outfit while Pablo Magnin was on target for the Argentine side.
Alba dominated the first quarter, thanks to points by Simone Fontecchio and Marcus Ericksson, on the way to a 29-19 lead at the end of the quarter.
The ITTF added that the player lists may still change due to current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem
World Athletics also announced that the Cross Country Championships will move from odd years to even years in 2024 to align with the Olympic Games. Enditem