Elsewhere, Freiburg and Wolfsburg shared the spoils following a 1-1 stalemate as Josip Brekalo cancelled out Nils Petersen's opener. Enditem
JERUSALEM, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv beat German side Alba Berlin 80-73 in the first round of Euroleague basketball on Thursday evening.
Shandong kept their momentum in the following sets while Henan found it hard to narrow the gap. Shandong finally got their fifth straight win.
Due to several in-house scandals, the club has lost the support of many of its loyal supporters.
Daqing geared up their offense after coach-player Ji Yanyan, a former Chinese national small forward, was substituted midway through the first quarter. After Zhang Jiayu snapped Daqing's scoring drought for nine minutes of play, Ji bagged seven out of 11 points down the stretch.
QINGDAO, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- 2012 Olympic champion Ye Shiwen finished first in the final of the women's 200m individual medley in two minutes and 11.37 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Friday.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona play their second match of the new season on Thursday night when they travel to play Celta Vigo.
After the first defeat following 32 games without a loss, Robert Lewandowski's comment might draw the current picture of the 2020 treble winners' situation.
But it seems apparent that it will not be easy to find a new coach.
Williams injured her Achilles tendon during her semifinal loss to Victoria Azarenka at the US Open earlier this month.
"We are exhausted," the 32-year-old Pole said after the Bavarian lost 4-1 in Hoffenheim.