"I gained some weight after quitting swimming. Then I turned to basketball just for fun, but I found my passion for it," she recalled.
Argentina's next qualifier will be against Bolivia in La Paz next Tuesday. Enditem
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.
"Basketball means the world to me for a long time, and now is the same. As I grow old, I know there are other things I need to pay attention to in life. Basketball is a sport and undertaking that I love, and I have put everything into it."
Jia said the league has provided some much-needed competitive action for the "Steel Roses".
The female world 1,500m and 10,000m champion Sifa Hassan from Netherland and Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopian will contest the 10,000m and 5,000m respectively. Enditem
Turkey responded well and created two chances in quick succession through Efecan Karaca and Yusuf Yazici in the 15th minute.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Goals from either side of halftime from Roberto Firmino helped Brazil to a 5-0 defeat of Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier here on Friday.
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.
After matchday 3, Scotland top the group with 7 points, thanks to a 1-0 home win against Slovakia, followed by the Czech Republic (6 points), Israel (2) and Slovakia (1).
The AFC Champions League East Zone will resume from the group stage and continue through the Round of 16 to the quarter-finals and semi-finals.