Six killed in Africa Cup of Nations stampede tragedy, three people in Hong Kong compete in Winter Olympics

2022-06-13 0 By

The scene of the stampede.Originally happy to watch the game, did not expect to wait is a tragedy.More than 40 people were injured and at least six people were killed in a stampede as more than 50,000 fans prepared to attend the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final between Cameroon and Comoros.With the Winter Olympics approaching, the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China announced on January 24 that it would send three athletes to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the largest number of athletes in history.Cameroon fans celebrate their team’s progress to the quarter-finals.At least six people were killed in a stampede outside the stadium at the Africa Cup of Nations match between Cameroon and comoros, Sky Sports reported Thursday.More than 40 people were injured and at least six people were killed in a stampede at the Orenbe stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon, as fans prepared to enter the stadium to watch hosts Cameroon take on Comoros in the round of 16.The governor of central Cameroon Naseri Biya said there could be more casualties.At least 40 fans were injured in the stampede, according to nearby hospitals.”Some of the injured are in critical condition and we need to take them to a specialist hospital,” the nurse said.More than 50,000 fans attended the match at the Orenbe stadium, which has a capacity of 60,000.Remarkably, the match went on normally despite the stampede.In this match, Cameroon beat Comoros 2-1 to reach the quarterfinals.Zhu Dingwen, short track speed skater and member of the Hong Kong team at the Beijing Winter Olympics.Hong Kong will send three athletes to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the largest number ever, the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong announced On Thursday.The Beijing Winter Olympics will be held from February 4 to 20. Hong Kong, China, has qualified for six consecutive Winter Olympics, starting with the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.Chu Ting-man, Jin Wo Xiao and Weng Hou-quan are the three members of the Hong Kong team.Skater Zhu Dingwen will compete in men’s 500-meter short track speed skating, and skiers Weng Houquan and Jin Hexiao will compete in men’s and women’s alpine skiing events respectively.TVB Hong Kong announced earlier that it would provide more than 120 hours of live Olympic programming and highlights during the Beijing Winter Olympics through its various channels.National Speed Skating Hall “Ice Ribbon”.The “ice Ribbon” of the National Speed Skating Stadium has finished ice making for the speed skating track of the Beijing Winter Olympics, Beijing Youth Daily reported.A foreign team led by international ice maker Mark Peter Messer, the team from the National Speed Skating Center and teams from Harbin and Changchun worked together to make the ice, according to an official from the national Speed Skating Center.According to the data, “Ice Ribbon” is the world’s first winter Olympics speed skating venue that adopts carbon dioxide transcritical direct cooling ice system, which is also the largest carbon dioxide transcritical direct cooling ice system in China at present. The system takes into account the requirements of green and energy saving.Learned, carbon dioxide is a natural working substance, environment friendly, the ozone depletion QianZhi (ODP) is zero, the global warming QianZhi (GWP) is 1, and ice making process produces a large number of high quality through the cold heat installations, integration design for recycling of waste heat, sports venues and poured hot water ice, desiccant, such as scene, compared to traditional ice can has more than 20% of the energy efficiency improvement.In addition, the “ice ribbon” ice surface temperature is even, the whole temperature difference is not more than 0.5℃, which is conducive to athletes to create good results.Liu Shiwen on Weibo.Liu Shiwen: Thanks to guo Ping, the warm family, on the evening of 24th, Liu Shiwen posted on her personal microblog, summed up the WTT Macau race.Liu shiwen wrote: “Participated in the WTT competition for the first time, very happy, very complete!Thank you WTT for giving us such a good arena, and all the staff on stage and behind the scenes have worked hard!””Thank you for the warm family of the Chinese table tennis team. It is the happiest to be with you.Thanks to my partner, we must work together in the future!I hope I can keep my original aspiration, continue to love, and strive to make progress!I wish you all a happy Spring Festival in advance!”It can be seen that the trip to Macao for Liu Shiwen can be said to be happy.Although she lost to Wang Manyu in the women’s singles final, she and Xu Xin won the gold medal and silver medal in mixed doubles.Guo Allen has expressed dissatisfaction with referees many times this season.The ningbo men’s basketball team played liaoning on Thursday in the 27th round of the CBA regular season.This game, Guo Allen and Zhang Zhenlin are absent because of injury.In the end, Liaoning men’s basketball team trounced Ningbo 118-102 for its second straight win, taking the top spot in the standings with a 24-3 record and securing a playoff spot 11 rounds ahead of schedule.According to a number of media sources, Guo Alun has left the changchun competition due to injury back to Shenyang rest, the next game will continue to miss.As a result, Aaron guo may not play enough games to be voted MVP this season.According to the rules of the regular season MVP award, a player must appear in at least 26 games this season.There are 38 games in total this season, which means a player can only miss a maximum of 12 games if he wants to be named MVP.As things stand, Guo will miss 11 games after the second stage of the CBA.There is only one game left in the third phase if Aaron Guo wants to compete for the MVP award.It’s worth noting that Guo has never won the MVP in his career — he lost to Wang Zhelin and Wu Qian in previous seasons.But for Liaoning, with the victory, Liaoning improved its record to 24-3 to stay in first place in the league and clinched the playoffs 11 games earlier, becoming the first team to clinch the playoffs this season.”I mainly look at defense,” Yang said of Yu zechen, who scored a career-high 18 points. “I don’t really look at scoring. Defense is the rule.His confidence has improved through the National Games, but there are still many things to improve. Fortunately, there are many experienced players in the team to guide him.”Sabalenka was eliminated from the tournament.”Tough” was the key word for many of tennis’s best players at the Australian Open on Thursday.In the face of rankings and their opponents, some people regret out, some people waded through.Sabalenka, seeded no. 2 in the women’s singles, will face top-ranked Estonian Konepi, who knocked out former champion Kerber in the first round on her way to the last 16 of the Australian Open for the first time.That night, Kanepi played with composure.Sabalenka, a Belarusian, was clearly out of form, making three times as many double faults as her opponent, at one point throwing balls and Shouting to vent her anger.Kanepi missed four match points before winning the tiebreaker in the third set 2-1 to reach the last eight of a Grand Slam for the first time in four years.Grand Slam winner Halep of Romania lost to another veteran, 32-year-old Frenchman Cornet.Cornett was in tears after reaching the last eight of a Grand Slam for the first time in his 16-year career.”For sixteen years I’ve never given up!I’m not stopping. I’m still hopeful.Today I want to enjoy the moment and be proud of what I did today, but from tomorrow I have to think about my next race and how I can go further.”Cornett said after the game.In the quarterfinals, Kanepi will play seventh-seeded Sviatek and Cornett will play American Collins.Medvedev.In the men’s singles, no. 2 seed Dmitry Medvedev and no. 4 seed Jiri Sissipas both faced tough challenges from the American and had to struggle to advance.Russia’s Medvedev took on American Creasy, who is ranked 70th in the world, and battled twice for three and a half hours before winning 3-1.”It was not easy to adapt to the opponent’s style of play,” he said after the match. “Especially in the last set, it was very tough.Melbourne that day more than 30 degrees Celsius heat, as the highest seed in the men’s singles was not arranged on the main court for two consecutive rounds and other factors, let the Russian was not too happy, said that these affected his form.”To be honest, I’ve been adjusting myself, and that’s why I’m still trying to stay calm.I just think tennis is the most important thing and how to win the match.”Sissipas of Greece will face Fritz of the United States, who has reached the last 16 of a Grand Slam for the first time.The two sides played a full five sets, sissipas 3-2 victory, the next round will play Italian rookie Sinna for a place in the last four.Samkova (center) won a test event at the Genting ski resort last November.Czech republic’s Slopestyle snowboard gold medalist And 2019 World champion Samkova has been ruled out of the Beijing Olympics after failing to recover in time from ankle surgery.Samkova, 28, suffered serious ankle injuries during a competition in Austria in mid-December.She has spent the past six weeks in a race against time to recover in time for the Beijing Olympics.However, the Czech Snowboard and snowboarding Association has now confirmed that Samkova will not be able to travel with the team to the Genting ski resort in Zhangjiakou.Samkova won a test event at the Genting ski resort last November.Samkova’s absence from the Beijing Olympics is a blow, but the Czech republic star said she is confident of a strong comeback. “I thank everyone who has helped me and believed in me. I will focus on healing and rehabilitation training.”(This article is from thepaper.cn. For more original news, please download thepaper.cn APP.)