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2021 Chinese Tennis Association Tour finals open in Macao******
MACAO, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The 2021 Chinese Tennis Association (CTA) Tour finals for professionals opened Monday in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR).。
Leading Chinese tennis players, including Zhang Zhizhen, Wu Yibing, and Zhu Lin, will compete in men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles and women's doubles.。
Winners of the tournament will take in prizes worth up to 2.2 million yuan (about 345,180 U.S. dollars) in total.。
The Tour had finished six legs of tournaments in Chinese cities of Anning, Rizhao, Changsha, Changzhou, Linfen and Guangzhou. Enditem。
War epic "The Battle at Lake Changjin" stays atop Chinese box office******
BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- War epic film "The Battle at Lake Changjin" continued leading the Chinese mainland box office on Tuesday, figures from the China Movie Data Information Network showed on Wednesday.
With a daily revenue of 45.12 million yuan (about 7 million U.S. dollars), the film saw its total box office sales surpass 5 billion yuan on Tuesday after 20 days of screening.
Another film of patriotic theme, "My Country, My Parents," stayed second on the chart, finishing the day with 10.29 million yuan and bringing its total revenue close to 1.37 billion yuan.
In third place was domestic comedy thriller "Knock Knock," which pocketed 1.32 million yuan in presale. The film is scheduled to hit cinema screens on Friday. Enditem
Kenya hold hosts Uganda in FIFA World Cup qualifier******
KAMPALA, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Kenya held hosts Uganda to a 1-1 draw in a Group E match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier on Thursday.。
Kenya dominated play at the St. Marys Stadium in Kitende with Micheal Olunga Ogada and Hassan Abdallah all testing Ugandan goalkeeper Charles Lukwago in the first half.。
Uganda had the best chance later but defender Bevis Mugabi fired from close range over the goal.。
After 61 minutes, Kenya earned a free kick and it was headed in by the captain Olunga Ogada.。
On 90 minutes, Uganda was lucky to score after the Kenyan goalkeeper Okoth bounced the ball and Ugandan striker Fahad Bayo pounced on the ball to make it 1-1.。
"We failed to take our chances today," Uganda's coach Sredojevic said after the match.。
Kenya's coach Engin Firat also said he was unhappy with the kind of goal they conceded. "This was a bad mistake by our goalkeeper."
Uganda remain second in Group E with nine points. Enditem。