In the other matches on Monday, Anhui defeated Jiangsu 3-2, while title favorites Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan both extended their winning streak by beating Hunan Hualai 4-1 and Xiamen Tefang 4-1 respectively.
The disappointing results and performances in the country's first two games after a 10-month long break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic might have provided evidence of how difficult it is to propel Germany forward.
"Fairness for athletes all over the world remains my number one priority. I will never let clean athletes become hostages of political games. Under the International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories there are many possible consequences that do not impact the athletes," he continued.
The 25-year-old equalized with the last kick of the match after Rodinei Almeida brought down Elber Pimentel with a rash challenge.
TOKYO, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be held "at any cost," trying to clear all doubts amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and worries of policy change from a new government.
Ma, the winner of 2019 World Championships, now ranks No.3 in the men's singles, while his compatriot Fan ranks No.1.
The Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games will be held from September 10-25, 2022. Enditem
"It was a good challenge but also very important for any athlete to be exposed to bigger competitions," Borhani said. Enditem
"Athletics Kenya is providing them with all the required logistical support for a smooth and safe conduct of these activities in line with health guidelines of our government. We are hundred percent committed to supporting the AIU in its aim of protecting the integrity of our sport," it said.
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- World champions Ma Long and Fan Zhendong will lead the Chinese team at the coming 2020 ITTF men's World Cup.
Kim said that his team had no injuries and had good preparation work during the over eight months' of training sessions.