"Our original partnership was mainly focused on the World Cup in China. We are thrilled that this has now expanded to be a more all-encompassing partnership across all FIBA competitions."
LAUSANNE, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Armand Duplantis from Sweden set a season's best 6.07 meters in the pole vault at the Wanda Diamond League meeting here on Wednesday, securing the highest outdoor pole vault jump for 26 years.
Also on Thursday, former Italian international Eder scored the winner to help Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0.
The women's pole vault event was also won by a Swede, as Angelica Bengtsson finished with a best jump of 4.72 meters. Enditem
The hosts added their third goal when Daniel Sampaio latched onto Marco Antonio's pass to slot home in stoppage time.
In the 48th minute, the Venezuelan striker assisted Swedish winger Sam Larsson to stretch the lead for Dalian.
The Bundesliga is also going to intensify its efforts to support football development in China.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Brazil women's football team will be paid the same as their male counterparts, the South American country's soccer federation said on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Spain lacked in penetration and failed to pose danger in front of Germany's goal.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic suffered a surprise defeat to France's Caroline Garcia in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
"It is of course very painful if you concede a goal in the last seconds of the match but I have to say that my team gave everything. Both sides played an interesting first half with chances at both ends of the green. I am overall satisfied with the performance," said Germany head coach Joachim Low.