The pandemic forced clubs to develop creative concepts to stay in close contact with fans and partners worldwide. "Virtual tours run by several clubs have been a great success," he added.
Dia Saba (R) of Guangzhou R&F vies with Gu Cao of Henan Jianye during the 10th round match between Henan Jianye and Guangzhou R&F at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Long Lei)
"He's one of the big champions of the last decade, one of the very few active players, who won a Grand Slam tournament here in New York," Thiem said of Cilic. "Even though he's not on the top of his game, he's always dangerous for a deep run in these big tournaments. He's not a guy I want to face in the third round as he's a former champion. On a good day, he can beat anybody. It's going to be a real tough one." Enditem
Joining them on the list are Japanese Harimoto Tomokazu and Niwa Koki, and Timo Boll from Germany.
"The IOC continues to be impressed by the progress of the preparations. And we are all looking forward to writing this new chapter in China's great sporting history." Enditem
Llorente and Joao Tomas will give hope for another top-three finish, but with no new faces so far this summer, there is no reason to think that Atletico will mount a serious title campaign.
"It really hurt me that people could think I would be able to go to court against Barcelona for my own benefit. I would never do something like that," commented the striker.
He said he was looking forward to battling for his place alongside players such as Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Nemanja Matic and Fred.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Shenzhen Jiazhaoye held Shanghai Shenhua to a 0-0 draw in the ninth round of Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday.
Zaniolo picked up an injury after a challenge with Donny van de Beek in the UEFA Nations League fixture between Italy and the Netherlands, and the result may cast a shadow on the star's future.
Abe, who played an important role in helping Tokyo win the bid to host the Olympic Games seven years ago, will be replaced by one of the three candidates vying for the top post of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) next week. Enditem