"Despite its huge popularity in many countries, racquetball is still new to Chinese people. It is a high-speed sport that needs long-term practise and systematic training," said Liu.
Also missing were injured Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera and Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez, who contracted the coronavirus.
Beijing closed the first quarter on a 17-4 run, going up 33-17 as the quarter time ran out.
"It was a very strong and tough defense. They played with a lot of contacts, and it was not easy to score, with a lot of turnovers and missed shots," he commented. Enditem
Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
BERLIN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Shalke 04 head coach Ralf Rangnick predicts exceptional results for the 2020-21 season in German and European football due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thanks to the third-round win, Wuhan moved atop the championship group standings with six points.
Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca has insisted he won't use the team's weakened squad as an excuse for any poor performances.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's national team center, Li Yueru, displayed her offensive dominance as title favorite Inner Mongolia trounced Hebei 103-59 to kick off the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) season here on Friday.
Domenec Torrent's men are now fourth in the 20-team standings, three points behind leader Atletico Mineiro.