"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.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Wednesday confirmed that the club is on the verge of signing right back Sergino Dest from Ajax.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan pleased home crowds by shocking title contenders Xinjiang 87-81, while Jiangsu got off to a flying start with a 85-68 victory over Beijing as the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league kicked off here on Thursday.
"If we don't have advantage on strength, we should be much more confident than our opponents, and showing a stronger will to win," he added.
Real Madrid won 3-2 away to Betis on Saturday after a disastrous few minutes from Betis defender Emerson.
"It was beyond my imagination. I had thought the best result would be around 55.8 seconds," said Zhang.
Real Madrid confirmed with a communique on their official website on Wednesday that the Belgian international has suffered "a muscle injury in his right leg."
Meanwhile, third seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine overcame a second-set wipeout to beat Mexican qualifier Renata Zarazua 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 to keep on track for her maiden Grand Slam title. Enditem
The 22-year-old Croatian center (2.16m) has played NBA basketball for four seasons, the first three of them for the Phoenix Suns that selected him as a fourth overall pick of the 2016 draft.
TOKYO, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The route and schedule of the torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will remain as originally planned, the Tokyo 2020 organizers announced here on Monday.
"I think the chair umpire was the only person not to have seen it," said a furious and disappointed Mladenovic after the match.