IOC Coordination Commission Chair John Coates described the measures as a "milestone" and an "important step" towards delivering a safe and successful Games in 2021.
"This is an exceptional situation," club lawyer Rodrigo Dunshee said in a video posted on Flamengo's Twitter account. "It is very important to end this at the root. The correct measure is to delay this game."
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
Luis Henrique has made 21 appearances for Botafogo and scored twice since making his first-team debut for the Rio de Janeiro club in 2019.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune has secured the eighth spot in the Chinese Super League after beating Wuhan Zall 2-0 here on Friday.
Both sides lost several chances to take a lead in the first half, when Hebei's forwards Buya Turay and Markao failed to score in succession in the eighth minute, and Tianjin's 21-year-old midfielder Liu Ruofan missed three times in a row.
The tournament, which was originally scheduled for June, was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic and served as the second major played this year. Enditem
Monday ends with Fulham looking for their first points at home to Aston Villa, before Liverpool entertain an Arsenal side that defeated them on penalties in the Community Shield at the end of August.
"This is a new level of escalation," team manager Rouven Schroeder commented after coach Achim Beierlorzer unsuccessfully asked the team to start training.
BERLIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- One could say that it requires the qualities of an invincible action movie hero to survive the job as head coach at the Bundesliga club, Schalke 04.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- FC Dallas and fullback Bryan Reynolds have agreed to a contract extension through 2024, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club announced on Wednesday.