Rising star Yan Haibin finished second with 20.86s. The 17-year-old said he was satisfied with what he achieved. "I feel excited as the gap between brother Xie and I was narrowed."
BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese broadcaster PP Sports, the owner of the local media rights to the Bundesliga in China, announced on Wednesday that it would broadcast all matches of Bundesliga in the 2020/21 season.
"It's a fact that most CBA clubs are operating at a loss," a source told Xinhua. "The average loss can reach tens of millions of RMB per year."
The Chinese national women's volleyball championship will be held from September 23 to October 2 in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong province. A total of 13 teams will play in two groups in the round-robin preliminaries with the top four finishers from each pool to qualify for the knock-out stage. Enditem
The battle for the second place remained tight until the final kilometers, as Rio Olympic Games runner-up Cai, representing Team Yunnan, held off a strong challenge from London Olympic champion Chen to finish second in 1:22:03. The 28-year-old Chen of Guangdong trailed nine seconds further behind to take the third place.
He said Schalke's squad needs to forget about last season's disappointments and try to start afresh. "There is no specific goal for the new season besides doing better," the attacker said.
"In the three weeks we have been working, we have improved a lot in the physical aspect and this week we have been working on tactics. We saw some of that against Girona and I hope we see a more complete display against Elche," he commented.
The goalkeeper protected his side from a bigger defeat after neutralizing the chances from Angelino and substitute Christopher Nkunku in the closing stages.
Raman spoke about Schalke's determination for a better Bundesliga campaign than last season, when the team finished a disappointing 12th and his ambition to play the 2021 Euro tournament with the Belgian national team.
Ireland's Sam Bennett won the last stage after the eight-lap dash around the iconic Champs-Elysees to take the green sprinter's jersey.
Despite pundits predicting Schalke to be among the relegation candidates, Raman is convinced, "we won't get into trouble this time. The squad has learned its lesson," he said.