After a long, low whistle, the game began. "Strikers! Try running the channels!" 17-year-old midfielder Xie Jili shouted.
Real Sociedad were disappointed to lose Odegaard to Real Madrid but have done well to sign veteran David Silva and their youth system can be relied on to provide a string of impressive local talent.
"Everything is focussed on the European Championships next year," the German national coach said after his side's first encounter after a ten-month-long break. The match against Spain in the Nations League ended in a 1-1 draw.
Playing in his second match for the Rio de Janeiro outfit, the 35-year-old combined with Rhuan Silveira before deftly sliding a shot past Cassio.
"After removing the two words, the emblem becomes simpler, which makes it more applicable on designs including apparel and licensed products," she added.
A dejected Zhang Yunjie lamented a poor finish where she could only watch as the chance for her first pro win slipped away.
The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
According to WADA, government representatives have asked the Agency to consider the possibility of amending its rules so that such a move could face potential sanctions.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
38-year-old Williams closed out the first set with ease but had trouble in the second when she was broken twice by Gasparyan.
World champion Daniel Stahl took his 13th consecutive victory in the men's discus, with the Swede throwing 67.28m.