"The design of Beijing Workers Stadium considers not only the Asian Cup, but also other important events and the daily operation of the club. Some of the designs even go beyond the AFC standard," said Zhu Xiaodi, chief architect of Beijing Institute of Architecture Design.
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the quarterfinals as her opponent Darya Kasatkina of Russia retired during the first set with the scores at 6-6.
"In collaboration with the Premier League, Tencent Sports hopes to leverage its platforms and technology to bring the drama of Premier League matches to fans and share with them the passion and excitement of football," noted Ewell Zhao, Tencent Sports General Manager.
"There was a period where there was an easy answer to what team is the best in the world. Now, that answer is no longer so easy, with Russia able to make a convincing argument, and Germany not far behind," the FIVB's website reported on Tuesday.
Last season's top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the scoring ten minutes later, finishing off a fine team goal by curling home from Willian's assist.
Osaka's announcement came just hours after the French Open organizers were forced to reduce the maximum of spectators per day from 11,500 to 5,000, with the coronavirus situation deteriorating in France recently. Enditem
Considering that the Bundesliga's curtain-raiser between treble-winning Bayern Munich against FC Schalke may still be played behind closed doors as the city of Munich is reporting a rate of over 40.
According to the anonymous source, the top European soccer leagues like La Liga and Bundesliga have made agreements to Chinese broadcasters for lowering price, considering the financial reality during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hertha opened the scoring as Peter Pekarik had time and space to nod home Maximilian Mittelstadt's pinpoint cross in the 42nd minute.
CONMEBOL says it has imposed strict sanitary protocols for the tournament, in accordance with requirements in each of the confederation's 10 member nations.
The revised 2019-2022 revenue budget has been reduced from 6.56 billion US dollars to 6.44 billion US dollars. FIFA said the drop of 120 million dollars reflected the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but insisted that investment in football would continue unchanged for the full 2019-2022 cycle, with a reduction in the expense budget to compensate for lower revenues.