During his stint as the CTTA vice president between 1995 and 2014, Yao aided many athletes from other countries and regions to train in China, and helped to develop the sport in China and across the world.
The round of games kicked off with Valencia producing a solid defensive display to take all three points from their visit to San Sebastian with a 1-0 win away to Real Sociedad.
Shao led the charge into the second quarter by scoring seven straight points and feeding Huang Ping-Jen's three-pointers thereafter. Xinjiang also attempted shots from the 3-point range, as Liu Tongyi, Wang Lili and Liu Xiao combined to help them compile a 50-49 lead going into halftime.
After a devastating 18-game winless run, Manuel Baum has been appointed the Royal Blues new head coach with former Schalke performer Naldo as assistant coach. Both signed a contract until June 30, 2022.
BERLIN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Without a doubt, Schalke 04 faces one of the biggest crises in its history after their head coach David Wagner was sacked this Sunday morning.
Dubbed #RESTART, the series will witness a return of international table tennis events after several months of suspended activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There was a hint that the ball could have brushed Jota's arm, but the goal was allowed to stand and Liverpool now have three wins from their first three games of the season.
The result at the Maracana stadium lifted Flamengo to the top of their group with 12 points from five matches, three points ahead of second-placed Independiente.
ROME, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Inter Milan completed a commanding 5-2 win over Benevento in Serie A on Wednesday, while Lazio suffered a 4-1 home defeat to Atalanta.
With Paulo Dybala not fully fit, Pirlo started new signing Alvaro Morata to partner Ronaldo up front.
Pakhtakor defeated Iranian team Esteghlal to reach the round of eight, while Persepolis edged Al Sadd of Qatar.