KUNMING, China, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Jia Xiuquan, head coach of the Chinese women's national football team, has expressed confidence that his team can beat South Korea in next year's qualifying playoff to secure a berth in the Tokyo Olympics.
"I didn't intend to cry. But these players were quite emotional, as nobody had won the game through overtime before. After seeing them, I could not help from crying on my own," Ji said.
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- BKM Lucenec stretched its winning streak in the Slovak basketball premier league to four out of four rounds by narrowly beat Patriots on the road, 78-77.
"We are well aware of the fans' expectation and will fight to make them happen," Skocic was quoted as saying.
Argentina have not beaten Bolivia at the Hernando Siles stadium - located 3,600 meters above sea level - since 2005, when Jose Pekerman's side won 2-1 on the road to the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
The Heat led for most of the game, thanks to brilliant performances from Butler and Robinson, but the Lakers came roaring back in the fourth quarter to take the lead behind the outstanding play of James.
In Monaco, Kipyegon posted the fastest time of two minutes and 29.15 seconds, which was 0.17 seconds slower than the world record set by Russian Svetlana Masterkova.
"I enjoyed that two weeks because I never had a such relaxed time since I began to learn golf."
"It was good to decompress the situation a little bit and send strength to all Argentines."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Brazil forward Neymar could still play in Brazil's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Friday despite a back problem that has left him unable to train, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said on Thursday.
He also hopes that Tokyo will host the world championships again soon after the Olympic Games.