"Playing Huagun can not only exercise a person's reaction ability but also benefit the mental health," said Zheng, who has played Huagun for almost 10 years and now often teaches others for free in the park.
"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
"I was very concentrated when playing the first match. However, I felt a little tired in the mixed doubles. We tried to exert our strengths on the court to play against our well-performed rivals. The 11-point competition system is too difficult," said Zheng.
"We have lost quality with Ivan Perisic and Philippe Coutinho and need to replace that to face this season's challenges," Flick said. Enditem
CONMEBOL said the statute of limitations had elapsed after one year, meaning the 33-year-old would be available for the clash at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires on October 8. Argentina will visit Bolivia for another qualifier five days later.
But the club from the south of Slovakia managed to beat the odds and scored three goals within six minutes in the second half despite being one man short, two of them by Zsolt Kalmar.
After being affected by the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the organizing committee of China's major sports event finally released the date of the 14th National Games opening ceremony officially.
Luneng went ahead in the 19th minute when their striker Duan Liuyu miskicked the ball which flew into Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from a close range.
The BWF has previously announced tournaments to be held by the end of 2020, namely the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup scheduled for October 3 to 11, Denmark Open I (October 13-18), and Denmark Open II (October 20-25).
For the Tokyo Olympic Games, Bach repeated that the local organizers and the IOC are preparing for multiple scenarios for the Games next year, but it was not time to specify the plan.
Osaka broke in the fourth game of the third set to take a comfortable 3-1 lead. In the next game, Azarenka blew a golden opportunity to get back into the match, wasting all three break points as Osaka recovered from 0-40 down to hold for a 4-1 lead.