WINDHOEK, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Namibia's football interim coach, Bobby Samaria called up 35 local based players to join a training camp starting from Tuesday in preparation for their international calendar.
The most familiar and important event to be affected will be the traditional ceremonies in the athletes' village to mark the arrival of each NOC team. Regarded as one of the most memorable occasions for the participating athletes, the ceremonies will be canceled, although Chef de Mission will have an opportunity to be greeted by the Village Mayor.
Bach made these remarks from the IOC headquarters in Lausanne when addressing a videoconference attended by Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government, the Tokyo metropolitan authorities and the IOC Coordination Commission.
The three Asian leg tournaments now sit alongside the Denmark Open 2020 in October, in forming the conclusion to the new-look World Tour 2020 calendar. Earlier this month, BWF announced the postponement of the 2020 Thomas & Uber Cup finals to 2021 after a number of participating teams withdrew over the COVID-19 outbreak.
Shenhua now ranks fourth with 18 points in Group A, and a victory in the last round will send it to the Final Group A of next stage, while R&F is certain to drop into the Final Group B. Enditem
TOKYO, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo 2020 organizers are planning to test all foreign athletes for COVID-19 when they arrive in Japan for the delayed Olympic Games, it was announced in draft measures on Wednesday.
The London club said their medical team was informed of the test results as the team was at London Stadium preparing for their Tuesday evening's EFL Cup third-round match against Hull City.
The winner of this tie will then play away from home against the winner of the game between Swedish team Malmo and the Croatian side Lokomotiva Zagreb. Enditem
Guoan now sits second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining, and has booked a spot in Group C for the championship race.
In addition, Mohamed Buya Turay and Brazilian Marcos' goals helped Hebei China Fortune locked up the final seed in Suzhou Division on a 2-0 win over Wuhan Zall. Enditem
Persepolis FC head coach Yahya Golmohammadi (R) and player Sayed Jalal Husseini attend a press conference ahead of the round of 16 match of AFC Champions League between Persepolis FC of Iran and Al Sadd of Qatar in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)