CHENGDU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Shanxi withstood Henan's second-half resistance to record a 76-70 win in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
Wu and Zhao combined for the first 11 points for Shanxi, who showed their depth and began to pull away after bench players came in for a 24-16 first quarter advantage through Fu Jinqiu's buzzer-beating layup.
Many put the performances down to Garitano's defensive and conservative nature and his unwillingness to show confidence in the club's young players. The feeling is that although the squad has obvious weak points (especially in central midfield), the lack of confidence some players showed in the last two games means Garitano is running out of time. Enditem
Inner Mongolia will meet Shandong on Sunday, while Hebei will face Shanxi on Tuesday. Enditem
JINAN, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Former head coach of the Chinese women's soccer team Hao Wei was named the head coach of the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shandong Luneng, replacing Li Xiaopeng, the club said in a statement here on Monday.
Both male and female professional cyclists will compete in 60km and 30km individual races respectively, around Lake Ulan Suhai.
"We contained their three-pointer shooting quite well," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen reflected.
"We didn't perform well in the first quarter. We had a tough start, but ultimately took our chance," Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying reflected.
The pair have not played for their country since the Cafeteros' penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the quarterfinals of last year's Copa America in Brazil.
BERLIN, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Manuel Baum seems to be a driven by unshakeable optimism. Despite having lost his first game as the new coach of Schalke 04, the 41-year-old encouraged the Royal Blues' squad, and supporters to continue their effort to achieve a turnaround.
"We will always pay attention to the development of brilliant Chinese coaches, club management and youth talents, in order to contribute more for the long-term development of Chinese football," the club said.