RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Japan international midfielder Keisuke Honda scored his first goal in Brazil's Serie A championship to help Botafogo secure a 2-1 win at Sport Recife on Sunday.
"It was a very difficult race today as it was so cold and wet. I was feeling really strong today and wished for a bit better conditions, but this record gives me a lot of confidence."
Star forward Luis Suarez, who plays for Atletico Madrid and only arrived in Montevideo from Spain on Monday night, was one of the last players to report for training.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
Shao, captain of China's national team, first stood out to convert two fast break baskets in a row. Sichuan showed its depth with substitutes on the court, compiling a 10-point advantage after the first quarter expired.
Flamengo have now won each of their past three league matches to move level on points with leaders Atletico Mineiro, who have a game in hand.
Now, the most important goal in her life is to continue to promote Tai Chi culture. "As a martial artist, it is my duty to promote Chinese martial arts and Chinese culture."
TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Qatar Stars League side Umm Salal have completed signing of Iranian defender Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Persian Football website reported on Friday.
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.
But he proved again that once he walks onto the clay court, he is the man to beat.
Among the newcomers are Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz and Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi, both of whom belied their lack of international experience with assured performances at Corinthians Arena.