The ban will take effect immediately. Hence, Persepolis will miss Alkasir in the crucial AFC Champions League semifinal against Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Enditem
Shaanxi held a brief lead at 43-42 after half time, but Wuhan soon turned it around through its offensive efficiency and a solid performance on the free throw line.
"We aimed at testing the team, as the two sides have a big gap. Our players executed our tactics in transition, but we made too many mistakes," rued Hebei coach Ma Tao.
The 33-year-old will play 17th seed Pablo Carreno Busta the round of eight. The Spaniard dispatched German qualifier Daniel Altmaier 6-2, 7-5, 6-2.
Hao, former assistant coach and technical director of Luneng, will be the club's new head coach.
Henan coach Li Jianxin offered a score of 80 points for his team's performance.
The previous best for the No.7 seed in Paris was the semifinals in 2012 when she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-3.
Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu was an assist shy of a triple-double with 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Li weighed in with 19 points.
The 38-year-old Bekele won the Berlin Marathon last year in 2:01:41, only two seconds short of Kipchoge's world record, which he set on the same course in 2018.
The ITTF said that it is in discussions with local organizers of the 2020 ITTF Finals about the possibility of having spectators at the event.
James' free kick was headed home by Yerry Mina on the stroke of halftime to put Everton back in front, before James rounded off an excellent individual display with two second-half goals.