The swimmers' performances at the championships will be an important reference point for their qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth positions of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16 to December 12.
Li made four straight points from three kills and one block to start the second set before Zhang spearheaded Jiangsu to fight back with a 7-0 run.
BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- It has been more than five years since Beijing won the bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and in the eyes of Han Zirong, Beijing has passed the halfway mark of the marathon leading up to the Games and is ready for more challenges ahead.
Wolfsburg made a powerful start on home soil and caused a lot of trouble on the left wing. It took the hosts only 16 minutes to break the deadlock when Renato Steffen flicked on Admir Mehmedi's pinpoint corner, allowing Guilavogui to nod home the opener from close range.
Both sides struggled to create clear scoring opportunities, but as the match seemed to head for a draw, a low drive from Quintana put Chengdu ahead in stoppage time.
"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
The match will be played at Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asuncion on October 8, kicking off at 7:30pm local time, the entity said in a statement on its official website.
The National Cross Country Center, together with the nearby National Ski Jumping Center, comprises the Nordic Center for Beijing 2022. Cross country skiing and the cross country competitions of Nordic combined and biathlon will be held in front of 5,000 seated and standing audience in 2022. ■
It will feature two Super 1,000 Asia Open, culminating with the BWF World Tour Finals.
Wagner's time in Gelsenkirchen might soon expire as it seems only a win against Werder Bremen this Saturday evening can save him from being sacked.