Basketball Australia CEO Jerril Rechter said it was crucial to deliver the season ahead of two important global tournaments.
The result came less than two days after Vasco sacked manager Ramon Menezes and named their under-20 coach Alexandre Grasseli as his interim replacement. Enditem
PARIS, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Following are the tennis players who have claimed Grand Slam men's singles titles more than 10 times after Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the French Open on Sunday:
Shanxi trailed as many as 15 points in the first half and strived to cut the deficit to 42-40 before the interval. Led by Chinese internationals Liu Jiacen and Wutongtong, Shanxi came back with a 44-33 second half.
"I didn't expect to take charge of the team at such an early stage. It arrived all of a sudden," she recalled. "But the team was at a crucial time, so I took it over."
Zhang, a football coach of teenagers in a local sports school, once helped gain fourth place with his team in the 2019 national beach football contest held by the Chinese Football Association. This time, his group beat their opponents 4-1 with a good start on the first day of the 2020 Ningxia desert sports contest.
Though a late race safety car period bunched the pack up and caused several drivers to complain that their tyres were becoming too cold, Hamilton was never truly threatened as he crossed the line for his landmark win.
Beijing and Shandong opened their game without too much intensity but the former ruthlessly embarked on a 13-0 run and closed the first half with a 15-point lead.
"It's clear that they are better prepared than us, especially when you consider they have had more than 20 days to adapt to the altitude," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
CHENGDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Inner Mongolia thrashed Shanxi 94-69 in a clash of powerhouses to stay unbeaten after three matches, while Sichuan beat Fujian 89-63 in the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) season on Thursday.
Ghana captain Andrew Ayew and Samuel Owusu were on target in the 63rd and the 65th minute to restore Black Stars' lead.