CHENGDU, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai shook off early sluggishness to overcome Tianjin 88-60 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
"Xinjiang has more star players than us. We just have to relax and prepare for a fight. Nothing else," Ding added.
Dongguan started the last quarter with Shen bagging five straight points, followed by Zhang Dongxia's shot from the 3-pointer zone. Powered by Dilana and Shen, Dongguan built an eight-point lead with 1:39 on the clock, and their win was assured by Wang Zhen's three-pointer with 39 seconds remaining.
Boulaye Dia levelled in the 66th minute to clinch the second point for Reims this season.
Roma had a shaky start to the new season, managing only one draw and one defeat after two rounds.
The Kyodo news agency said that despite the mass infections, the club's Pacific League game against the Orix Buffaloes went ahead as planned on Tuesday. The Chiba side lost 3-0 at home.
The Schalke coach promised to find a way to develop strategies to revitalize his players' confidence.
The Blanquirroja are aiming to qualify for their second consecutive World Cup, having ended a 36-year drought to earn a place at the 2018 tournament in Russia.
"Archery is not as popular as basketball and football, but it is still a sport worth a shot," said Liu Lu, a 21-year-old fitness enthusiast who came with her boyfriend and spent a whole afternoon shooting arrows. "Doing physical exercise has been a hit among the youth."
Shanghai will face Shaanxi on Sunday, while Tianjin's opponents on Monday will be Jiangsu. Enditem
Eibar won for the first time this season as Kevin Rodrigues' 91st minute goal gave them a 2-1 triumph away to Valladolid in Saturday's early kick off.