BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- World Table Tennis (WTT) Friday announced the first half of the 2021 WTT calendar, including three separate "Hubs" to be staged in the Middle East, China and Europe.
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QINGDAO, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- About 300 top swimmers in China took physical tests before the opening of the national swimming championships, which will be held from September 26-October 2 in Qingdao.
Lei Yanxi was the key player to help Yunnan keep the lead until 15-13. However, Jiangsu's Wu Han donated the game-changing three points soon after she was sent on court.
Preferred medal and pictogram designs were chosen by a panel of experts after an online call for entries ended, and will be released in the first half of 2021 after the necessary modifications have been made.
Nakamura Hidemasa, Tokyo 2020 Games delivery officer, speaks during the media briefing on the simplification of the Games in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Tokyo 2020/Handout via Xinhua)
Both sides had chances in the first half, but all shooting attempts were of low quality. Wang Shenchao was fouled in the penalty area in 42nd minute, but the Shanghai defender was offside beforehand.
The last CSL victory for Shenhua came in the middle of August with a 1-0 win over Jiangsu Suning, followed by two defeats and five draws.
Finding suitable squad replacements appears to be just as stressful as dealing with contract extensions of vital players.
In what was the first marathon that features most of the country's elite runners after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the 28-year-old Su from Yunnan paced a leading group of five runners, that included sub-2:10 runners Dong Guojian and Peng Jianhua as well as national champion Duo Bujie, to pass the 15-kilometer mark in 47:23.
"You know what is happening in life and in football and what the press are saying. My departure had been talked about and the coach's phone call confirmed it," explained Suarez.