"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
An official of the organizing committee named Wei Tieping told Xinhua that the 14th National Games wouldn't be held in close doors amid the regular COVID-19 control in China.
Elsewhere, SIPG established the advantage in the stoppage time of the first half, when Ricardo Lopes contributed a long diagonal pass from the right flank into the box, which was stopped by striker Lv Wenjun in front of the goal. Marko Arnautovic smashed in a volley in chaos.
Zall tried to add fresh attacking impetus by bringing loanee Dong Xuesheng and under-23 goalkeeper Wang Zhifeng on for the second half.
In addition, Beijing 2022 has collaborated with Panasonic, the Worldwide Olympic Partner, on Technology at the Olympics, an educational resource for primary and middle schools that introduces the role of technology in the Games and explains how different technologies were applied in the previous Games.
"I love these big matches. To face the best guys in the world is what I do the hard work for at home and in the off-season," Thiem said. "After the first set, it was great tennis from both of us. I could have easily been down two-sets-to-one. I'm really happy to be through. It was a great semifinal."
Those with financial capabilities, cross to neighboring Kenya to train alongside the country's giants in the sport.
Iran will play Uzbekistan on October 8 in a friendly match in Tashkent and four days later they will face Tajikistan in Tehran.
It was however a short-lived joy for Hertha as Braunschweig went ahead again after Fabio Kaufmann's diving header allowed Kobylanski to wrap up his hat rick only two minutes later.
Things went from bad to worse for the capital club, as Suleiman Abdullahi shrugged off Berlin defender Niklas Stark to put the result beyond doubt after nutmegging Schwolow from a tight angle for the 5-3 lead in the 75th minute.
With the draw, Luneng and Shenhua remain third and fourth ranked on the table with 17 and 13 points respectively.