Sports to watch this week: Sep.27-Oct.2

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Beijing 2022 update

The game schedules of the ice hockey tournaments at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games have been unveiled.

The International Hockey Federation recently announced the schedule of hockey events of the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. Beijing will hold 58 hockey matches in the National Stadium and Wukesong Sports Center over 18 days.

FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2021

The 2021 FIBA Women's Asia Cup (Division A) – the 29th edition of the tournament – will kick off in Amman, Jordan on Sept. 27.

Shao Ting (R) of China goes for a layup during the women's basketball quarterfinal match between China and Serbia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Saitama, Japan, Aug. 4, 2021. (Xinhua/Meng Yongmin)

During the group phase, eight participating teams in Division A will be divided into two groups of four teams each. Titleholders Japan lead Group A alongside record winners South Korea, New Zealand and India while Group B includes China, Australia, the Philippines and Chinese Taipei.

The Chinese women's basketball team last won the Asian Cup in 2011.

Closing ceremony of the National Games

After 13 days of sporting events, the 14th National Games of China will conclude on Sept. 27 in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.

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