The Organizing Committee will establish its Secretariat in the Chinese Football Association to run the daily operational works, while host cities Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xian, Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen, and Suzhou will also set up offices to support the Organizing Committee.
Despite a difficult day, Hamilton retains the lead in the drivers' championship with 205 points, though Bottas has closed the gap and now sits second with 161 points, with Verstappen third on 128 points.
Chelsea showed both defensive frailty and fighting spirit as they fought back from 3-0 down away to West Brom to claim a 3-3 draw.
The transfer window closes next Monday. Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic is under pressure to satisfy coach Hansi Flick's demands. The 55-year-old reportedly asked for a midfielder, a right-back, and a winger replacing Ivan Perisic, Thiago Alcantara and Philippe Coutinho.
"We have passed a difficult situation to reach the stage and don't want to lose our chance easily. Our players are highly-motivated for this match and are ready for this tough challenge mentally," he said. Enditem
Monday's first game saw Fulham outclassed at home by Aston Villa. The side that won promotion to the top-flight two seasons ago, outplayed the team that did the same last season with goals from Jack Grealish after four minutes, Conor Hourihane 11 minutes later and Tyrone Mings three minutes after the break.
In women's singles actions, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams survived a topsy-turvy opening set to ultimately ease past fellow American Kristie Ahn, 7-6(2), 6-0 to advance. Enditem
Angel's first goal was an overhead kick which was originally ruled out for offside, but reinstated after the referee consulted the VAR.
However, that goal only served to pique Liverpool and Sadio Mane drew them level with a simple volleyed finish after Leno did well to parry a shot from Mohamed Salah on the break.
The next stage will begin with a two-legged knockout round from October 16. Enditem
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all major domestic and international sporting events were rescheduled or canceled in the first half of the year. People were reluctant to go outside, and most sports companies struggled to do business. Some didn't survive.