The event was expected to draw more than 600 athletes from about 40 European countries and regions, but the travel restrictions across the continent associated with the virus has brought too many uncertainties, said the European Athletics, adding that they made the decision in an executive board meeting on Tuesday.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to abate and many countries have stopped their citizens to visit Indonesia, the Indonesian Badminton Association decided to cancel its bid to host the tournament, the association's Secretary-General Achmad Budiaharto said in a statement here on Sunday.
"It's indeed very difficult. It feels like you have been eating with your left hand all your life, and suddenly you need to start using your right hand. It is quite uncomfortable," he said.
The 25-year-old Slovak owns a lifetime best mark of 17.09m set last year in Wuhan, China. Enditem
Serie A teams are expected to consider the competing bids and to make a decision by the end of the month.
After that, Osaka dominated and claimed the set 6-3.
The unseeded pairing got off to a superb start, as Siegemund in particular moved all around the court to put away shot after shot. After breaking twice, Siegemund/Zvonareva built up a 5-1 lead before securing the first set 6-4.
The world volleyball governing body FIVB released the schedule of the VNL 2021 early this month, and Brazil will start their campaign at home by hosting the United States, Canada and the Dominican Republic in Cuiaba before the second week in Brasilia, and they will conclude the final week in Seoul, South Korea after travels to China and Poland.
As the match moved deep into the fifth set, it became more about mental fortitude than technical skill. Zverev fought through nerves by moving forward and was rewarded by breaking Thiem at 4-3 with an aggressive forehand.
Iran will play Uzbekistan on October 8 in a friendly match in Tashkent and four days later they will face Tajikistan in Tehran.
XI'AN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon midfielder Raoul Loe has joined China League One side Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic, the club revealed on Thursday.