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China Sports Weekly (6.25-7.1)

BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) — Here are the most recent Chinese sports activities headlines from the previous week:

1. China, Japan to fulfill in Women’s Basketball Asia Cup closing

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World quantity two China overcame hosts Australia 74-60 on July 1 to arrange a mouth-watering closing in opposition to Japan on the FIBA Women’s Basketball Asia Cup in Sydney.

China shall be out to finish five-time defending champion Japan’s stranglehold of the match in a blockbuster closing on Sunday.

They may even be aiming to revenge after shedding to Japan within the closing of the final two Asia Cup finals, together with a tense 78-73 defeat two years in the past.

2. WBO interim champion Zhang Zhilei to face rematch in opposition to Britain’s Joyce

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China’s WBO interim heavyweight champion Zhang Zhilei will struggle in opposition to British boxer Joe Joyce once more in London on September 23.

Zhang, nicknamed Big Bang, defeated Joyce with a sixth-round technical knockout in London this April, snatching the WBO interim title from his then-undefeated opponent. But 37-year-old Joyce activated a rematch clause, aiming to reclaim the title.

3. Chengdu marks 30-day countdown to FISU World University Games

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As the 30-day countdown to the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games commenced, a flurry of vibrant celebratory actions ignited the host metropolis of Chengdu in southwest China on June 29.

Chengdu will change into the third metropolis on the Chinese mainland to host the

Chinese eventing rider Alex Hua Tian is about to compete on residence soil for under the second time when the Hangzhou Asian Games opens in September, 15 years after his Olympic debut at Beijing 2008 within the Hong Kong SAR.

The star equestrian launched his new slogan, “Rider in Red,” at a press convention held in Beijing on June 14, forward of the 100-day countdown to the nineteenth Asian Games.

Explaining his slogan, Hua Tian mentioned it symbolizes the profound connection between horse and rider, which lies on the coronary heart of horsemanship, and embodies his steadfast dedication to representing China.