"We are now more than halfway through our journey but face an uphill battle ahead," the vice president and secretary-general of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
Maccabi, without nine players who tested positive for the coronavirus, surprised its opponent in the 9th minute, when midfielder Dan Biton scored, after a long pass from forward Eylon Almog.
The event features a track that goes through several 4A-level scenic spots. In recent years, Ziyuan has actively promoted "sports-plus-tourism" development to enrich a new form of tourism, enabling tourists to experience the fun of fitness while traveling. Enditem
Sevilla did create a great chance to score later, but Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer managed to keep the scores level to send the match into extra-time.
Chengdu was the only side who had pocketed three wins consecutively in the first three rounds of the league.
"Although China's pandemic prevention and control situation continues to improve, in order to reduce the use of public resources and ensure the safety of everyone, it is with great regret that we have finally decided to cancel the 2020 Changsha Wangcheng International Triathlon," the committee said.
Nobody will doubt Messi's commitment on the pitch, however, and he will again lead the side this Sunday in an attack which will probably also see Antoine Griezmann, who now has more responsibility following Suarez's departure, and Ansu Fati, who was virtually the only good news to come out of last season.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically book a place in football's showpiece tournament. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
Bach reiterated that the sports world needs to "work diligently and comprehensively" to take the right decisions because nobody can predict what will happen in the next 10 months.
The other match in the Chengdu division saw a goalless draw between Suzhou Dongwu and Inner Mongolia Zhongyou.
Although Zhang Changning helped Jiangsu retake advantage again, Yunnan still followed closely and even leveled the score at 13-13. Yuan Xinyue and Jiang Yuxiao then contributed the crucial four consecutive points to secure Jiangsu's lead.