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.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Six Flamengo players have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the Brazilian club's Copa Libertadores group match against Ecuador's Barcelona SC.
Omar Al Soma (R, front) of Al Ahli Saudi FC vies with Farshid Esmaeili(L, front) of Esteghlal FC during the AFC Asian Champions League group A football match between Esteghlal FC of Iran and Al Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 23, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Reports also speak of Sergino Dest as Bayern's target to gain a backup up for the right-back position. The Ajax defender is said to be on Barcelona's list as well. Enditem
"Bryan Reynolds has flourished whenever he has gotten an opportunity," the club's president Dan Hunt said in a club statement. "He has a bright future and we're thrilled that he'll continue to grow with us at FC Dallas and at the national team level."
ROME, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the third qualifying round of Europa League after the Swede tested positive for COVID-19, AC Milan confirmed on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The United States' men's national team will not hold a camp or play international friendlies during the FIFA window next month due to the COVID-19, local media reported on Wednesday.
"We played very well against a good team. We won more tackles and played very offensively today," Frankfurt's Sebastian Rode said.
In the 62nd minute, Suning midfielder Alex Teixeira Santos' back pass found Wu Xi in the box, who contributed a volley but the ball flew over the cross bar.
Beer Sheva's Dutch forward Elton Acolatse completed the scoring in the 83rd minute from Sintyahu Sallalich's assist.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune beat Tianjin Teda 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.