BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Durban, South Africa will host the 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals according an announcement made at the ITTF's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, the first ever virtually conducted AGM in the table tennis governing body's history.
It is the first time for national ice hockey matches to be held in Qinghai on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and is also a breakthrough in holding high-profile ice hockey events in high-altitude regions of the world.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
As a central city in northwest China, Xining has the largest ice hockey stadium in the region. Due to the unique climate and advanced facilities, ice and snow sports are growing more and more popular in Xining.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth-minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton a 1-0 win away to Burnley for their first win of the season. Enditem
"Once I was in clean air I felt that the pace was pretty awesome and that I could control everything," said Bottas, who also took home the bonus point for fastest lap.
Chinese paddlers Fan, Xu Xin, Ma and Lin Gaoyuan are present on the men's singles list. Their main rivals will be Harimoto, Calderano, Mattias Falck of Sweden and Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany.
A joint team from Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hubei and Shandong broke the world record of the mixed 4x100m medley relay in the preliminary heats, and also won the title in the final in 3:39.40.
To leave space for postponed matches, the Champions League's group phase's timeframe has been extended until January 28.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese swimmer Zhang Yufei broke the Asian record in the women's 100m butterfly in 55.62 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Tuesday.
"I further direct the Ministry to resume preparation processes towards the Olympic and Paralympic Games and to engage with our local sports associations on how Kenyan athletes can resume competing in sporting events abroad," Kenyatta said.