Botafogo were reduced to 10 men just after halftime when Rafael Forster was shown a second yellow card for a rash challenge on Leandro Barcia.
"Hearing the saddening news, I burst into tears. Kobe had a huge influence on me. His grit and dedication pushed me to fight until this end out of love for basketball," Ji said.
As a result, Liu has been teaching Tai Chi for public welfare in elementary and junior high schools. "Many people think that Tai Chi is slow and only practiced by the elderly. Actually, martial arts practice should start from childhood," Liu added.
Sichuan completed another lop-sided victory by thrashing Fujian 89-63 on Thursday. Shao Ting scored six points in the first quarter, including two fast break baskets in a row, to help Sichuan take a double-figure lead after the first quarter expired.
The competition in Group B lost suspense after just two games, as JDG could not surpass DWG in points due to an accidental loss.
The Tipos Extraliga, like many competitions around the world, has been severely affected by Covid-19. DVTK Jegesmedvek Miskolc, the only Hungarian team playing in the Slovak premiership, announced that all of its players tested negative again and after two missed rounds entered the new season with a solid performance on home ice against the struggling title-contender Slovan Bratislava.
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Beijing came back from an early struggle to outlast Shandong 82-74 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday.
Uruguay dominated Chile early at the Estadio Centenario but was in danger of being overrun in the second half. Alexis Sanchez canceled out Luis Suarez's penalty and the visitors threatened to score again before Maxi Gomez's stoppage-time strike.
Ji was dubbed "Female Kobe" for her shooting posture and scoring ability similar to deceased American legend Kobe Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash in January.
The record was Jepchirchir's second global half marathon record, having clocked 1:05:06 in a mixed gender race at Ras Al Khaimah in 2017, a record which stood for just two months before her compatriot Jepkosgei took over.
To support the delivery of the season, athletes have agreed to a uniform pay reduction of 15 percent with the exception of those already on minimum payments.