"We all agreed it was critical to deliver the season... as basketball finds itself on the doorstep of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics where the Australian Opals are eying glory again and, just twelve months later, the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup will be hosted by Sydney." Enditem
Next to the football pitch, two groups of volleyball players also showcased aggressiveness to take a lead in the volleyball court, raising gust of dust when they move. Liu Huan, the chief umpire of beach volleyball, also highly focused on the contest to ensure the result fairness.
Espanyol's Wu Lei (4th R) and David Lopez (3rd R) react during a Spanish league segunda division match between RCD Espanyol and AD Alcorcon in Barcelona, Spain, on Oct 10, 2020. (Photo by Joan Gosa/ Xinhua)
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu and Wang each had 17.
"We cannot wait to celebrate our NBA title with our fans," the Lakers tweeted Monday afternoon when the team returned to the city from Florida. "After consulting with the City and the County, we all agree that a joyful and inclusive public celebration will take place as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support!"
Five Sichuan players scored in double digits, led by Hu Yueming's 13. Shao Ting nailed 11 points.
Germany gave away its narrow lead in the dying seconds of the game as Kenan Karaman's last-gasp equalizer secured Turkey a draw on the road.
Schweinsteiger is warning that the road to the 2021 Euro isn't on the right track after all the experimenting in the 20 games when 40 players have been tested.
The game which was the first under Ghanaian manager, Charles Kwabena Akonnor, who was appointed in January is to prepare his team towards next month's African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
The AFC Champions League East Zone, will be played from Nov. 18 to Dec. 13, following the successful completion of the AFC Champions League West Zone matches in Qatar, the football governing body said in a statement.
The hosts' efforts eventually paid off in the closing period of the first half after Kai Havertz's build-up work allowed Draxler to chip the opener past an onrushing Gunok into the bottom right corner.