Jia's team went through an unexpected quarantine amid the COVID-19 concerns during the Olympic qualifiers last February before entering the playoff.
"It is the first time in front of all managers, the CEOs, and teams with all their experienced drivers," he said. The young German promised to concentrate on his qualities and "do what I like best".
"This is a spectacular season," said Coe, himself a two-time former Olympic champion. "This is an exceptional year. I'm really thankful for them. It tells me that the athletes have weathered the pandemic months extremely well. Many of them have been limited to their own houses for many months."
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Beijing came back from an early struggle to outlast Shandong 82-74 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
But the visitors equalized just after halftime through Pereira, who headed in his first goal of the season after a Diego Ribas set-piece.
The Azzurri will take on Poland and the Netherlands on October 11 and 14. Enditem
Earlier on Thursday, Paraguay drew 2-2 at home to Peru and Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in Montevideo.
Xi'an, home to the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses, attracted 30,000 runners from 30 countries and regions to participate in its third marathon edition in 2019.
"I don't want them to handle the ball at discretion. We can say 'it doesn't matter' after losing a game, but we cannot really take the defeat as nothing, as they can develop a habit of that. Even someday they get the chance of winning, they cannot show enough guts to win."
Coming into the professional league in 2004, Ji was given little opportunities at Heilongjiang as a rookie. And after Heilongjiang was demoted to the second division, she had a doubt for her future. "What can I do?" Ji asked herself.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Former Real Madrid and Brazil forward Robinho is close to rejoining his former club Santos, according to widespread media reports in the South American country.