"Li Xiaopeng will take up the posts of vice manager and technical director of Luneng instead of head coach due to health reasons," said the club.
A second-quarter surge helped Xinjiang take over down the stretch over Wuhan. Although falling behind 23-21 early, they forged a 38-25 advantage entering the second half, including six points from Wang Lili.
"We are a new group. I want to help the team get into a rhythm as soon as possible to prepare for tougher matches ahead," Li noted.
LANZHOU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Niche sports, such as archery, racquetball and go-karting, are among the most popular holiday entertainments to young people in China during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.
The game was decided with the final possession. After Li Jinjun converted one of two free throws, Shaanxi went up 80-78 with 11.3 seconds remaining. On the ensuing possession, Wuhan's Liang Juanzhi missed a jumper that could have sent the match into overtime.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.
Union gained momentum but missed the chance to extend the lead at the half-hour mark after Nico Schlotterbeck pulled wide from tight angle.
"My club had been closed for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic and just reopened a month ago," said Zhang, adding that he has received dozens of reservations for this holiday one week in advance, mostly from young people.
The 26-year-old Kenyan was far behind her world record of 2:14:04 that she set in Chicago last year, but met no challenge after 30 kilometers.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.
The German association has announced financial difficulties due to several postponed or cancelled games.