As a central city in northwest China, Xining has the largest ice hockey stadium in the region. Due to the unique climate and advanced facilities, ice and snow sports are growing more and more popular in Xining.
Henan took the lead at the start before Shandong gradually controlled the pace of the match for a 19-11 advantage. Henan was unable to pick up the offense and lost the first set 25-15.
Representing Jiangsu, Zhang finished the first 50 meters in 25.82 seconds, leading the runner-up Li Shuang from Henan by nearly two seconds, and won the title in 56.29 seconds.
Second seed Nadal will face Italy's Stefano Travaglia in the round of 32. The latter survived a five-set thriller against Japan's Nishikori Kei to advance 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-2.
2022 FIFA World Cup hosts Qatar will replace Equatorial Guinea, who pulled out of the friendly due to travel restrictions. Ghana will thus play Mali three days before playing Qatar.
"The event named after our great hero and trailblazing Olympic champion, Kipchoge Keino, will bring together elite athletes from all over the world to compete in various track and field events," he said.
THE HAGUE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ajax and FC Barcelona on Thursday agreed on the transfer of American right back Sergino Dest to Barcelona.
Levante won the first game in Osasuna's remodeled El Sadar Stadium thanks to goals from Gonzalo Melero, Roger Marti and Jose Luis Morales to overturn Roberto Torres' opener for Osasuna.
Valladolid and Celta drew 1-1 with Sergi Guardiola's 66th minute penalty cancelling out Iago Aspas' 44th minute strike for Celta.
"I can feel I'm improving, both on the psychological side and technical side," said Wang Yizhu. Enditem
PARIS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the French Open after sweeping aside Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday.