Daqing showed their great defense as they forced Tianjin to shoot just 27 of 78. Daqing player-coach Ji Yanyan was unstoppable, notching a game-high 43 points, also becoming the league's all-time leading scorer in the process.
But it turned out to be enough for the visitors although the home team almost managed to force the game into overtime by cutting the 0-3 deficit to one in the final stretch.
Shao, captain of China's national team, first stood out to convert two fast break baskets in a row. Sichuan showed its depth with substitutes on the court, compiling a 10-point advantage after the first quarter expired.
Ukraine pulled one goal back with a penalty by Ruslan Malinovskyi.
The Japanese Prime Minister has said that holding the Olympics next year is "the top priority" of his government.
For the potential runners who can't arrive in Xi'an city due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee of the event set online competition in the edition Xi'an marathon.
Regarding the notable absences of some players from both teams, Godin added that "we are not going to hide that we have very important absences who are benchmarks for the national team, but we have a lot of new teammates who are coming with freshness, desire, enthusiasm."
Traore played the last half hour as a substitute in a thrilling cameo in which he showed his power and lightning speed, while Olmo showed intelligence linking midfield and attack.
"We don't know for sure what will happen in the next few months," Coe said, braving the rain on the track. "We are absolutely committed to working with the organizing committee for the delivery of a fantastic games, though there have to be some adaptions.
Coming into the professional league in 2004, Ji was given little opportunities at Heilongjiang as a rookie. And after Heilongjiang was demoted to the second division, she had a doubt for her future. "What can I do?" Ji asked herself.
Xu Jicheng, head of Beijing 2022's Media Operations Department, explained that smaller equipment and 5G technology enable more interviews to be conducted inside the venues, meaning media will rely less on the MPC and IBS than before.