NAIROBI, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan road runner Edwin Mokua narrowly escaped death on Monday, and is currently recuperating at the hospital after being attacked by a hippopotamus while on a training run.
The first set saw the two sides trade the lead until Shanghai's Zhang Yichan made a block helping shanghai edge out to take the set.
"The Tokyo Olympics were postponed, and this is good for me. Now I have more time to prepare and will try to show my best in the Olympics," she said.
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
Daqing geared up their offense after coach-player Ji Yanyan, a former Chinese national small forward, was substituted midway through the first quarter. After Zhang Jiayu snapped Daqing's scoring drought for nine minutes of play, Ji bagged seven out of 11 points down the stretch.
According to the schedule, Guoan will continue to be in the Suzhou division and compete with seven other clubs for the CSL championship this year. Its first opponent is Shandong Luneng, who ranked third in the Dalian division in the first stage. As the second phase of the CSL adopts a two-round knockout system, the two sides will start their first fight on October 17.
Also on Thursday, Shandong dominated from start to end en route to a 101-51 rout of Daqing. Enditem
Offering a seating capacity of 2,000 and a standing capacity of 8,000 to spectators, the National Sliding Center features the first bobsleigh, skeleton, luge tracks in China. Enditem
"The point is to score goals, not hit the crossbar or post. It sometimes happens to us as well. We can do much better, especially on the goals we conceded," commented the Portuguese after the final whistle.
However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.