"My eyes are on the crown heading to Gdynia, I want to win back my world half title but I know the challenge ahead especially when you know the field is strong, but I believe we have the best squad which will enable us win the championship," Jepchirchir told Xinhua on Friday.
"We can see the improvement from our players in terms of their game mentality," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented.
BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Main Press Center (MPC) and International Broadcasting Center (IBC) will be integrated into the Main Media Center (MMC) during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
Henan escaped from an early setback by outscoring Wuhan 28-10 in the second quarter, and never conceded its lead from there on out.
CHENGDU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan is still searching for its first win after five rounds of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign, following a 73-59 loss to Henan here on Tuesday.
Botafogo were reduced to 10 men just after halftime when Rafael Forster was shown a second yellow card for a rash challenge on Leandro Barcia.
The start of the race was done in smaller groups of a few hundred people, as opposed to the usual big launch of several thousand.
He also discussed Merino and Rodri, saying Merino was "a great player and with a style of play similar to mine, who can play in a holding role or further forward. I also really like Rodri as a player. There have been great players in the side and more will come in the future," explained the midfielder.
The home team's American goalie Tomas Sholl had his hands full, making a solid 39 saves during Nitra's offensive pressure (the first goal was scored just 36 seconds into the game), letting only three pucks slide past his back.
"Defense is quite vital in such an intense game," he noted.
But he proved again that once he walks onto the clay court, he is the man to beat.