As Ji missed a big three-pointer which could have sealed the win in regulation time, both teams battled hard and were unable to establish a double-digit lead all the way into overtime.
"It's even more difficult now in these strange times, having to play without fans. It's not easy to play against Bolivia in the altitude of La Paz. The qualifying rounds are complicated and whoever thinks this will be easy is wrong," he added. Enditem
Ji scored eight points in the first quarter, leading Daqing to a 6-0 run, but Tianjin managed a 15-14 lead after a defense-driven quarter.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Juventus forward Paulo Dybala will miss Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia after failing to recover from a stomach problem, the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) said on Sunday.
He added, "Tokyo continues to be the best prepared Olympic city. The health and safety of all concerned remain our top priority."
PORTO ALEGRE, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Thiago Galhardo continued his rich vein of form with two first-half goals as Internacional won 2-0 at Bragantino in Brazil's Serie A championship on Thursday.
Also on Sunday, defending champions Kristina Mladenovic of France and her Hungarian partner Timea Babos claimed the women's doubles title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Chile's Alexa Guarachi and American Desirae Krawczyk. Enditem
That did spark the momentum for the Greek, he broke Djokovic's service in the 12th again to claim the set and won another in the fourth.
TOKYO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2021 Tokyo Marathon has been postponed from March 7 to October 17, organizers announced here on Friday.
The 32-year-old made his 119th international appearance in Spain's 1-0 UEFA Nations League win at home to Switzerland on Saturday and is in line to start in Ukraine on Tuesday night, although he admits that the progress of players such as Mikel Merino and Rodrigo Hernandez means there is more competition in the central midfield role.
Then Zhejiang bounced back strongly in 3-pointers. Dong Ke'er broke its stalemate with a three-pointer with 4:44 remaining in the second quarter. Zhejiang sank three shots beyond the arc to commence its comeback, trailing at 43-44 at halftime.