In a video message released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Bach told Chef de Missions of all national Olympic committees, "I am sure the question today in your mind is: will the athletes make their Olympic dream come true in 10 months from now? In this regard, I can reassure you that we are working at full speed with our Japanese partners and friends to ensure safe Olympic Games that are fit for the post-corona world."
Meanwhile, the AFA said Sevilla midfielder Marcos Acuna continued to train separately from the main squad after suffering a hamstring injury against Ecuador at La Bombonera.
Further down the field, Giovinazzi's teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished a lowly 12th after an early clash with the Williams of George Russell, but the Finn also made a piece of F1 history by making his 323rd start, breaking Rubens Barrichello's long-standing record to become the sport's most experienced driver of all time.
Malian captain Hamari Traore secured the opening goal in the third minute while El Bilal Traore and Haidara Amadou also scored in the 49th and 75th minutes respectively to secure a convincing win for the Eagles.
Zhejiang outscored Hebei 34-22 in the third quarter, erasing its one-point halftime deficit while setting up an 11-point cushion heading into the final frame, and never looked back thereafter.
DALIAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The organizing committee for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China held its first meeting in Dalian, Liaoning province on Saturday.
Adama used his time on the pitch to produce a man-of-the-match display, where he gave the Portuguese defense all sorts of problems with his pace and power.
"I wanted to play this match as if it was the first round. I didn't want to think it was a semifinal because it would have stressed me out."
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Daqing coach-player Ji Yanyan became the all-time leading scorer of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league as Daqing earned a hard-fought 79-76 victory over Tianjin through an overtime winner here on Friday.
The talk is about 21-year-old Mick who have felt the burden of being compared to his father, the seven times world champion and Formula 1 record holder Michael Schumacher (51).
"I would like to see one more in midfield or up front," Schweinsteiger stressed. Fans can't identify with their national team anymore, he added.