With the pandemic under control in China, sports events like the Carnival returned, which in turn gave a further boost for people's confidence across the country to restore normal life.
Hao joined Guangzhou Evergrande for study under world-class coach Marcello Lippi after managing the Chinese women's national team from 2012 to 2015. He was appointed the executive coach of the Chinese Olympic men's team, but his side failed in pursuit of a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.
"We know that Shanghai boasts a quick pace and three-pointer shooting ability. We had a great defense and restrained the opponents' character today," said Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan.
CHENGDU, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Xinjiang shook off an early challenge from Wuhan and cruised to an 84-61 win in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Monday.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Palmeiras extended its unbeaten run to 20 matches across all competitions with a 2-1 home win over Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Saturday.
"We haven't had an official game for quite a long time, thus leading to our huge anticipation towards it. All of us are excited about coming back on court," added China's national team center.
Leeds United and Manchester City producing a thrilling 1-1 draw which lived up to expectations in terms of entertainment and suspect defending.
As for player updates, Germany's Han Ying enters the action at the Women's World Cup in place of Australia's Melissa Tapper, and Germany's Patrick Franziska replaces Australia's Hu Heming to participate in the Men's World Cup. Enditem
Clubs like Bayern had to accept a substantial loss in quality after the departures of Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool), Philippe Coutinho (back to Barcelona), and Ivan Perisic (Inter).
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The game went into turmoil after that as Ciro Immobile was sent off in the 69th minute for slapping Arturo Vidal after being tripped by the Chilean, while Inter's midfielder Stefano Sensi also saw red in the dying minutes.