Suga talked to Bach in a phone call soon after he took office last month, discussing ways to ensure the "success" of next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.
"We restrained their three-pointers quite well, but didn't do enough on guarding against their fast breaks," said Henan coach Li Jianxin, while expressing his appreciation towards his players' team spirit.
CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- 27 years since taking up basketball, including 16 years as a pro, Ji Yanyan is well aware of a palpable role that the sport plays in her 35 years of life.
Mikel Oyarzabal's 13th minute goal gave the Spaniards the win that means they have seven points from their opening three matches in the competition after previously drawing in Germany and beating the Ukraine (who they play again on Tuesday).
Scoring 10 points in the first quarter, Cao Junwei was a driving force as Shandong ended the quarter up 25-18.
Firmino doubled the hosts' lead by sliding home from close range after being fed by Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi.
He also revealed a plan to invite psychiatrists to help his team cope with the challenges.
On the Shandong side, Cao bagged a game-high 26 points, and Yang Hengyu and Wang Yingzhu each scored 15.
WARSAW, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Seven speed skaters of the Poland national team have tested positive for COVID-19, informed the Polish Speed Skating Federation in the official statement on Friday.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward provided two assists and showed no signs of the back injury that forced him to miss Brazil's last two training sessions before the match at Corinthians Arena.
GUANGZHOU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Former world No. 1 Feng Shanshan is aiming for a gold medal at next year's Tokyo Olympic Games, the 31-year old Chinese top woman golfer said in an interview with Xinhua on Thursday.