CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu sailed past Shaanxi 89-69 here on Wednesday, starting the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign with a 3-0 record.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enditem
MADRID, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid suffered an important injury blow on Friday when it was confirmed that right back Dani Carvajal injured a ligament in his right knee during the club's morning training session.
Despite the loss, Hebei coach Ma Tao expressed satisfaction with his players.
National team manager Oliver Bierhoff said the association depends on internationals' turnovers and will start a charm offensive to regain fans' trust.
Wuhan did enough work to contain Xinjiang after the tip-off, but Xinjiang pulled away with a 17-2 spurt before the halftime for a 38-25 lead.
Arsenal had led 2-0 through goals from Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe, but McGoldrick's goal left them clinging on for the final whistle.
Moussa Djenepo scored his first home goal for Southampton in the 41st minute and Oriol Romeu smacked home a sensational volley with just over 20 minutes remaining as the Saints kept their second clean sheet in two games.
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.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
During the 18-round campaign, teams face lung-busting altitude, scorching tropical heat, long-haul flights between many cities and passionate fans that make stadiums such as Argentina's La Bombonera or Brazil's Maracana among the world's most inhospitable venues for opponents.