CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Daqing coach-player Ji Yanyan became the all-time leading scorer of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league as Daqing earned a hard-fought 79-76 victory over Tianjin through an overtime winner here on Friday.
It took the five-time world champions just 16 minutes to find the target, with Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos meeting a curling Danilo cross with a powerful header from the edge of the six-yard box.
Chinese women's football legend, Sun Wen has been Wang's idol since she was a little girl. Inspired by the "Steel Rose", Wang fell in love with sports and was urged to play football by her P.E. teacher when she was in third grade.
In a finely balanced match, where the two teams saw the biggest lead of eight points, Ji missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer that could have secured Daqing's win in regulation time.
NAIROBI, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- After shattering the women-only world half marathon record last month, Peris Jepchirchir is confident of a good showing at the World Half Marathon Championships on October 17, in Gdynia, Poland.
Iga Swiatek of Poland kisses the trophy during the awarding ceremony after the women's singles final against Sofia Kenin of the United States at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
"Jiangsu's team chemistry is better than us, as they have played for quite a long time. We suffered some problems in our defense, and didn't restrain their character," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan lamented. Enditem
"Seeing his dominance for so long, I don't think anyone - and especially me - thought I'd be anywhere near Michael's records. It's an incredible honour."
First reports speak of the current Formula 2 driver getting offered a seat in Formula 1 for next year's racing series. Rumors talk of Alfa Romeo signing the young German aside from Kimi Raikkonen.
"We improved our ball movement with the match going deep. The players had expected to win this match," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.