"Our endeavor is to ensure that our sporting facilities can compare favorably with the top addresses around the world. We are in the process of developing other sporting facilities throughout the country," he said in a statement issued after the opening ceremony.
Although Fujian strengthened their own spikes in the middle of this set to narrow the deficit to two points. But Shanghai's blocker Zhang Yuqian then performed well to stopped Fujian's counter-attacks.
Daqing geared up their offense after coach-player Ji Yanyan, a former Chinese national small forward, was substituted midway through the first quarter. After Zhang Jiayu snapped Daqing's scoring drought for nine minutes of play, Ji bagged seven out of 11 points down the stretch.
"The Tokyo Olympics were postponed, and this is good for me. Now I have more time to prepare and will try to show my best in the Olympics," she said.
The top four teams from the first phase Suzhou and Dalian zones respectively will move into Final A to determine the eventual league champions and the top eight rankings. The bottom four teams from the Suzhou and Dalian zones will enter Final B to battle against relegation to the second-tier League One.
In the women's draw, 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia defeated second seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-2, ending her poor record at the French Open since lifting the trophy in 2017.
Valencia were held 1-1 at home to recently promoted Huesca in a game the visiting side probably deserved to win, but had to settle for Dimitrio Siovas' header cancelling out Daniel Wass' fortunate opener for the home side.
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.
Representing Guangdong, Liu Xiang touched the finishing line first in 24.45 seconds in the women's 50m freestyle, while Zhu Menghui from Zhejiang and Chen Xinyi from Shanghai took second and third places respectively.
WARSAW, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Polish Football Association (PZPN) announced Saturday evening that the national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek had tested positive for coronavirus.
Fujian kept straight wins until this loss to Shanghai. However, they are set to face more powerful opponents Tianjin and Jiangsu after this round.