WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-21 NHL season is being targeted for Jan. 1, the NHL and NHL Players' Association announced on Tuesday.
Facing Tianjin, Jiangsu set the tone in the first quarter with a 29-7 run, letting its reserves finish off a 106-59 win.
"When it is necessary to change the venue, the ice quilts, protective boards and mobile wood floors can be quickly laid on the ice surface and converted into basketball or volleyball competition venues again. This innovation ensures the different competitions can be switched quickly in the shortest possible time," Xia Qiang said.
"That's our aim and I'm confident we can compete with the footballers we have," he added, despite the refusal of several clubs to release their players for national duties.
GENEVA, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Following is the draw for the group stage of the Europa League:
The event series includes the 2020 ITTF Women's World Cup, the 2020 ITTF Men's World Cup and the 2020 ITTF Finals.
Zhejiang outscored 52-37 at the interval, which proved to be a key part of their victory. Dong Ke'er made six 3-pointers to score 26 points. Huang Jiali shot 11 of 14 from the field for 26 points.
BEIJING, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese talent Sun Yingsha will replace teammate Zhu Yuling to compete at the ITTF Women's World Cup following the latter's withdrawal, according to player updates announced by the world table tennis governing body on Tuesday.
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.
In the women's action, Iga Swiatek, who shocked top seed Simona Halep in the fourth round, continued her momentum by dispatching Italy's qualifier Martina Trevisan 6-3, 6-1 to become the first Polish woman to reach the semifinals at Roland Garros in the open era, one round further than former world No.2 Agnieszka Radwanska.
The Rams, as the champions of the previous three seasons are nicknamed, started off well and dominated 4-1 after the first half of the game, led by the Canadian forward Matthew Mistele's two goals, but the visitors from Michalovce produced a miraculous comeback by scoring four in a row.