"We would like all athletes to focus on their practise without worries," said Muto. Enditem
He carried that form into Brazil's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Friday, scoring a goal and providing the cross that led to an own goal from the visitors as the Selecao cruised to a 5-0 win in Sao Paulo.
The 19-year-old Swiatek continued her stunning run at Roland Garros as she has made the history for her country by becoming the first Polish woman to play in the final in Paris during the Open era.
The tables turned 10 minutes later when the Irish were in a similar situation and beat Slovakia goalkeeper Marek Rodak but Juraj Kucka deflected the ball away to safety.
"I am of course disappointed as we grabbed the lead three times yet we shared the spoils. We talked about this issue in the past and we will have to talk about it again," said Germany coach Joachim Low.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
Asensio looked back on the knee injury he suffered in pre-season in the summer of 2019, when he damaged his cruciate ligament.
Shao, captain of China's national team, first stood out to convert two fast break baskets in a row. Sichuan showed its depth with substitutes on the court, compiling a 10-point advantage after the first quarter expired.
"It's a good experience for me and my young team. We have many difficulties, but they are just temporary, and these players don't lose their guts, which I am the most satisfied with," Ji noted.
Israel missed a dramatic equalizer in the 92nd minute, as midfielder Manor Solomon's shot hit the post.
"We all agreed it was critical to deliver the season... as basketball finds itself on the doorstep of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics where the Australian Opals are eying glory again and, just twelve months later, the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup will be hosted by Sydney." Enditem