"Because of the unprecedented global coronavirus pandemic, we are all living with much uncertainty. We are still learning every day about the impact of this global crisis on all aspects of our lives. This is why this year's World Winter Sports Expo comes at an important time," Bach said via a video link.
"It's not every day you lead the Tour de France so I'm not going to throw it away, I want to keep it for as long as possible."
More than 5,000 participants from 156 teams from over 30 countries and regions competed in the games.
"In the end I did my thing and tried to stay with the best guys, and here we are," said the Mitchelton-Scott rider.
The 33-year-old confirmed his U-turn in an interview with Goal.com, which comes 11 days after he rocked the footballing world by informing Barcelona that he wanted to leave the club he first joined 20 years ago.
"The sport venues are almost completely finished. All the constructions are on time. The financing for these Games, and especially the private contributions from the Chinese business players, has been unprecedented," he said.
Felix Bastians should have snapped Teda's winless run in the 85th minute but the German saw his penalty saved by goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei.
PARIS, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic clinched the yellow jersey from Britain's Adam Yates after Sunday's 2020 Tour de France stage 9, while Roglic's Slovenian compatriot Pogacar won the stage.
Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to the victory.
With the running calendar slowly resuming amid global COVID-19 setbacks, WA's anti-doping watchdog Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is stepping up measures to increase testing of athletes with Kenya, a long distance running powerhouse key in their testing program.
"Surprised? No. Frustrated? Obviously," said Konta. "I think what we've seen time and time again in every tournament is that these are the best players in the world, so on any given day they can play incredible tennis."