Jia said the league has provided some much-needed competitive action for the "Steel Roses".
NAIROBI, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- After shattering the women-only world half marathon record last month, Peris Jepchirchir is confident of a good showing at the World Half Marathon Championships on October 17, in Gdynia, Poland.
"All I can do is thank them for the confidence they showed in me," said the forward, who came out from the Barcelona youth system, but plays in the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The 28-year-old, who joined the Bundesliga club last month from Atletico Madrid, is expected to miss at least six months.
When first meeting Liu Tianzi, it's difficult to associate her with the above description. It isn't until her feet drew a gentle but powerful arc on the ground that we were sure she is the "female Tai Chi master."
The two-time world champions arrived in La Paz on Sunday and held a light training session on Monday at a training complex belonging to local first division team The Strongest. Enditem
Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing admitted his side were not strong enough defensively against Henan's key players.
Penalty kills turned out to be the key component of the match in Miskolc as three out of five goals were scored on a man-advantage, including the deciding one.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.
As Ji missed a big three-pointer which could have sealed the win in regulation time, both teams battled hard and were unable to establish a double-digit lead all the way into overtime.
"It is the first time in front of all managers, the CEOs, and teams with all their experienced drivers," he said. The young German promised to concentrate on his qualities and "do what I like best".