Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
"Over the past two to three weeks, I found it pretty hard to fall asleep and woke up around four or five o'clock in the morning, thinking it over and over again," Lin admitted.
"In view of the recent COVID-19 related developments around the world, a number of teams and individual players have elected not to travel to Denmark for tournaments in Aarhus and Odense, a choice the BWF has to respect and acknowledge," said the BWF. "It has been realized that we are not in a position to deliver the level of competition reasonably expected by fans and all stakeholders."
The Rubro-Negro won their opening two matches of South America's premier club competition before it was halted in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The question of how to stop the 2013 and 2020 treble winning Bavarians remains unanswered. Most competitors expect the coach Hansi Flick's team to repeat.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- A dramatic stoppage-time goal from substitute Walter da Silva gave Brazil's Athletico Paranaense a 3-2 away victory over Bolivian side Jorge Wilstermann as the Copa Libertadores resumed from a six-month coronavirus hiatus on Tuesday.
In the opening game, the Viola scored the winner in the 78th minute as Gaetano Castrovilli tapped in from Federico Chiesa's assist.
"In most operational aspects, FIFA will allow flexibility in relation to the match schedule and venues," read a CONMEBOL statement.
The Brazilian won the ball and exchanged passes with Soldado before keeping his head with a calm finish.
MONTREAL, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Witold Banka emphasized the importance of cooperation between WADA and the U.S. as the organization's Executive Committee (ExCo) held its third meeting of the year on Monday and Tuesday.
"We didn't make any mistake by hiring him and there have been no broken promises from Dome [about changing Flamengo's playing style]," Braz said, adding that Flamengo's hectic fixture list had left Torrent with little time to implement his ideas.