CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- An early surge helped Sichuan outplay Henan 89-62 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Sunday.
"It has been a complicated year for everyone," the 33-year-old Barcelona forward told reporters. "With the national team we want to try to make people happy with this victory in a difficult situation."
Argentina enter the match after defeating Ecuador 1-0 in their opening qualifier at La Bombonera on Thursday. Bolivia suffered a 5-0 defeat to Brazil in Sao Paulo.
Ji recalled that as a national team member, she had a busy schedule between international duty and the league for four or five years. She felt it necessary to make some adjustments in these years.
"I was definitely not pleased with the way I played the finishing stages of the third and fourth sets, but I was very pleased with the way I kept my composure mentally throughout the entire match," said Djokovic. "I did feel that even though I lost the third and fourth, I still felt like I was the better player on the court. I had more control. I just felt comfortable playing."
Wu Tongtong got 21 points, Yu Dong scored 16 points while Zhao Zhifang added 13 for Shanxi.
The Swiss need a positive result from their visit to Madrid after losing to Ukraine and being held at home by Germany, but with players such as Granit Xhaka in their side they are likely to provide another stiff test for Spain. Enditem
In the Meizhou division, Guizhou Hengfeng had no chance to move to the promotion area due to the 1-1 draw with Shenyang Urban. Meizhou Hakka finished eight rounds with five wins and three draws, giving themselves a promotion chance two rounds ahead of the end of first stage. In other action, Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic beat Zhejiang Energy Greentown for more suspension of another promotion ticket. Enditem
LAUSANNE, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The IOC Executive Board met virtually Wednesday and determined that the 137th IOC Session will be held from March 10 to 12 next year in Athens. The election of the IOC president will also be held during the Session.
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu Tongyi and Wang Lili each had 17.
The source also indicated that it was because Lim's promises regarding signings had not been fulfilled.