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.
Xu, Liang and Zhang Manman got Jiangsu off to a quick start and combined for 21 first-quarter points, but Xinjiang withstood the trio's attack to tie the scores at 21-21 thanks to Wang Lili's 10 points.
The Japanese Prime Minister has said that holding the Olympics next year is "the top priority" of his government.
"Defense is quite vital in such an intense game," he noted.
LIMA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Forwards Raul Ruidiaz and Alex Valera will miss Peru's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Brazil after confirmation of positive COVID-19 tests on Monday.
Tianjin fought a close game for almost three quarters, but Beijing pulled away late in the third before outscoring Tianjin 29-16 in the final 10 minutes.
Wuhan began to find its shooting range back from the locker room, turning inferior position into a 51-50 lead heading into the final quarter.
Ahead of the start of the first round, player Stuart Carrington and referee Andrew Barklam tested positive for COVID-19.
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui also contributed 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing. "I told them to fight until the end no matter when leading or trailing. All their efforts have paid off," Ji said.
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Slovakia defeated Ireland 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw on Thursday at the Tehelne Pole Arena in Bratislava, and are now just one game away from the Euro 2020 finals.
Italy experimented with their starting line-up ahead of the Nations League, as coach Roberto Mancini opted for three Sassuolo players, including Ciccio Caputo, who made his senior Italy debut.