Sevilla presented their last two signings of the summer with Karim Rekik and Oussama Idrissi joining Julen Lopetegui's side, who once again look to have worked well in the transfer market, despite failing to sign Real Sociedad's Willian Jose.
The annual carnival, also featuring jet-skiing and kayaking, was held to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese National Day holiday. 300 local swimmers attend the competition to swim across the Liujiang River on Friday.
Shanxi took over early in the second quarter, constantly attacking the basket through Fu and Liu in the paint, but Hebei soon charged back with a 9-0 run. Shanxi piled up a 43-38 lead at the break.
A win for Barca would carry the positive feeling into the international break, but Sevilla will also look at this game as the chance to show they are title outsiders this season. Enditem
In other Brazilian top-flight fixtures on Saturday, Gremio drew 1-1 at home to Internacional while Corinthians drew 0-0 at Bragantino. Enditem
Liu Jiacen scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Shanxi. Zhao Zhifang also registered a double-double of 12 points and 12 boards. Captain Wu Tongtong nailed 21 points.
World 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya was second in 15:11.11 while Margaret Kemboi also of Kenya taking the third spot In 15:13.38. Ethiopian Tsigie Gebreselama (15:19.79) was fourth.
Xinhua looks at some of the major talking points ahead of Thursday's opening day of fixtures in CONMEBOL's road to Qatar 2022.
"We played very well today. It was a lot of fun. I would preferably play another game straight away," Leipzig's Emil Forsberg said.
After Shaanxi narrowed the gap to five points, Wuhan pulled away as four players connected on 3-pointers in a row, and led 40-35 at halftime.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Xinjiang put on a defensive-minded game to best Shanghai 68-53 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Wednesday.