QINGDAO, China, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- World champion Xu Jiayu from Zhejiang clinched gold in the men's 200m backstroke in one minute and 55.26 seconds at the 2020 Chinese National Swimming Championships here on Sunday.
"Our being entrusted to host this global event is evidence of the confidence that the world has in our country and our levels of COVID-19 containment, as it will be the first global sporting event to be held on the African continent since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic," he added.
Monday sees Fulham at home while Liverpool entertain Arsenal in arguably the most interesting match of the round. Enditem
Earlier in the day, Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a scare from Egyptian qualifier Mayar Sherif after she came back from one set down to beat her opponent 6-7(9), 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round.
Two newly-promoted sides weren't as fortunate as Qingdao Huanghai and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright need to fight against relegation, along side Tianjin Teda.
Wang Yuanyuan (L) of Tianjin spikes the ball during the Group A match between Tianjin and Beijing at the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship in Jiangmen, South China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)
The AFC Futsal Championship, AFC Women's Futsal Championship, AFC U-20 Futsal Championship and AFC Beach Soccer Championship will also become AFC Asian Cups.
The competition's group stage draw will take place on Friday, in the Swiss city of Nyon. Enditem
Dalian had the chance to score the equalizer but Salomon Rondon's free-kick smacked the woodwork.
Lautaro Martinez came off the bench to add the fifth for Inter with a rocket in the 72nd minute, and Caprari scored a consolation goal for Benevento four minutes later.
Bender played 187 NBA games in total, averaging 5.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 20.1 minutes per game.