‘The feeling I got when skiing was a kind of happiness which I hadn’t felt in a long time.’
The organizers will also establish working teams for each test event and for venue operation, with detailed plans for accomodation, catering, medical service, transportation and volunteers.
Mexico had been due to face Costa Rica on the same day, but the Central American team withdrew on Tuesday because their players faced a two-week quarantine upon returning home.
"You just learn how to deal with the situations that you're in. Obviously I've been in immense pressure situations. I've had people on the pitch whistling in the stadium to me."
When winning his fourth trophy, the game against the Spaniards delivered convincing arguments to back his demand for new signings to make his squad strong enough to defend as many of the trophies as possible.
The competition calendar will be confirmed, with the first proposal including 228 competition sessions across 19 matchdays. Based on the current plan, mixed doubles curling will be the first event two days before the opening ceremony while the women's 30km cross-country skiing wraps up the matches in the afternoon of the closing day.
Nakamura Hidemasa, Tokyo 2020 Games delivery officer, speaks during the media briefing on the simplification of the Games in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Tokyo 2020/Handout via Xinhua)
Ang Tshering Sherpa, former president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) confirmed to Xinhua on Monday that the Nepali mountaineering legend, also known as 'Snow Leopard,' breathed his last at his daughter's residence at Bauddha area of Kathmandu on Monday morning at the age of 72 years.
Finally, Jaime Mata's second half goal saw Getafe start their season with a 1-0 win at home to Osasuna. Mata scored from close range and his goal was given after a VAR review, when he had looked offside. Enditem
The second half witnessed the prowess of Shanghai captain Hulk. The Brazilian striker hit the crossbar in the 55th minute with his iconic long distance shot and then converted a penalty in the 71st minute.
Cunha has scored seven times in 13 appearances for Hertha Berlin since joining the Bundesliga club from RB Leipzig in January. He has 14 goals in 16 appearances for Brazil's under-23 national team.