"We will make table tennis events and activities more attractive to the media, giving the sport greater global exposure. Our ultimate goal is to develop and improve table tennis worldwide, and spurred by my deep passion for the sport, I will do my best to make WTT a success," said the Chinese table tennis legend.
CHENGDU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- After over 300 days of waiting, China's second-tier league, the Chinese Football League A kicked off here on Saturday.
Ribamar Lopes put the visitors ahead from close range after some shambolic Botafogo defending but Matheus Rabi equalized with a 25-yard drive just after half time.
Luneng pulled one goal back in the 85th minute as Evergrande's goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo's howler allowed Wu Xinghan to score a follow-up.
"I did not expect to run so fast. My expectation was to break 10.60s," Shi said. "After clocking 10.52s in the preliminaries, I just went all out in the final."
Evergrande broke the deadlock in the 40th minute with a moment of magic, as Paulinho dribbled past several defenders at the edge of the box, unleashing a rocket that went beyond an out-stretched Wang.
The truncated 2020 CSL campaign saw 16 teams split into two groups, each group of eight teams to be based in the same hotel, to play a tournament style league behind closed doors. Enditem
Elsewhere, Union Berlin and Karlsruhe were unable to break the deadlock within 90 minutes. Union snatched the ticket for the next round as Schlotterbeck was on target late in extratime. Enditem
Zhejiang then leveled again by a straight-set win in the women's singles, before Zheng Siwei/Huang Dongping took the decisive point for Qingdao after sweeping Dong Weijie/Lv Rouhao in just 15 minutes.
Nunes, who resigned from Athletico Parananense to take charge of Corinthians last November, led the Sao Paulo-based outfit to 10 wins, 10 draws and eight defeats.
TEHRAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Greek Super League side Aris Thessaloniki has shown interest in signing Iran's Tractor striker Mohammad Reza Azadi, Persian Football reported on Sunday.