TOKYO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Thursday that the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games can be held even without a coronavirus vaccine.
The third goal took the wind out of Mainz' sails as Zentner had his hands full of work. Dani Olmo should have made it 4-1 but Zentner denied him at the hour mark.
"Although China's pandemic prevention and control situation continues to improve, in order to reduce the use of public resources and ensure the safety of everyone, it is with great regret that we have finally decided to cancel the 2020 Changsha Wangcheng International Triathlon," the committee said.
The striker Mehdi Ghaedi and the midfielder Ali Karimi gave a 2-0 lead for the Iranian side in the first half. Cheick Diabate scored the third goal with a header in the 54th minute.
Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
However, the opener for Sharjah came in the injury time of the first half when winger Saif Rashid received a Coronado free kick and fired his header into the bottom corner.
The leading trio all chose to skip the height of 5.87m and the bar was then lift to 5.92m. After Lavillenie and Kendricks failed in all their three attempts, Duplantis, who also failed twice at 5.92m, had already secured his win and he went on to challenge 6.00m, but only saw his effort go in vain in the humid and hot weather conditions.
"With Alexander Sorloth, we have signed our desired candidate for the vacant striker position," Leipzig's sporting director Markus Krosche said. "He is a physical and technically gifted player but also good in the air and a finisher in front of the target."
Last weekend's home defeat to Crystal Palace was a shock to Manchester United fans, immediately prompting fears that last season's progress could be lost after a frustrating summer in the transfer market.
"We could see sport is coming back slowly but surely," Bach said. "A number of big sports events have been successfully organized recently, including matches of Japanese leagues at the weekend and also some complex events like Tour de France."
Meanwhile all eyes will focus on whether new signing Edouard Mendy goes straight into the Chelsea side or if Frank Lampard keeps faith with Kepa Arrizabalaga after another bad error last weekend.