"We will select some elites from the competitions and let them take apart in the marathon event of the mass groups in the upcoming National Games," Dong added.
The league told reporters that the media rights for the league for the last three seasons brought in 1.31 billion euros (1.55 billion U.S. dollars), according to the data firm Statista. But it has been a point of contention this year, as the global coronavirus outbreak forced games to stop for more than three months.
Ren Xiangyu/Huang Yaqiong of Ruichang lost to He Jiting/Wei Yaxin 11-9, 13-11, 7-11, 11-8 in a fierce mixed doubles battle, before their teammates earned the next three points in the women's singles, women's doubles and men's singles respectively.
"But we are still training in a systematic and focused way. And it appeared a good chance for us to get down to our own weaknesses," said Zhu.
With the Asian Games as a catalyst for investment and infrastructure construction, Hangzhou 2022 hopes to leave a lasting legacy for the residents.
Tuesday's stage winner Sam Bennett, who originally finished third, was promoted to second after Peter Sagan was relegated to last and punished for 13 sprint points for swerving from his line and blocking the late surge of Wout van Aert.
Also on Friday, Matheus Nascimento's penalty at his 100th game in Shijiazhuang Ever Bright handed his team a 1-0 win over Wuhan Zall.
The former Barca striker got a straight red for slapping on the back of Alvaro Gonzalez's head.
BERLIN, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Leipzig eased 3-0 past second division outfit Nuremberg thanks to the goals from Amadou Haidara, Yussuf Poulsen and Hwang Hee-chan whereas Eintracht Frankfurt needed two second-half goals to overpower resilient third division side 1860 Munich 2-1 in the opening round of the German Cup on Saturday.
In 2014, Wang won the women's singles tennis title in the Incheon Asian Games. Enditem
"What's more, Shaanxi will host 100 marathon or running competitions between the September and May in 2021 for the amateur runners," said Dong Li, the deputy director of the mass sports department of the 14th National Games' organizing committee.