In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
"My full efforts are totally focused on leading the Badminton World Federation and fulfilling my role as IOC member. I would like to thank the badminton and sporting community for their ongoing support and I look forward to leading the BWF as we plan for our safe return to international badminton," he said.
"We are delighted to enter this exciting new partnership with TCL, following our hugely successful collaboration over the last two years," FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis said.
LONDON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid's Welsh international forward Gareth Bale says he would be open to returning to the Premier League but insists that so far Real Madrid have blocked his attempts to leave.
Larsen is a retired Danish badminton player who won major international singles titles in the 1990s, and ranks among Denmark's badminton greats.
Fiorentina loanee Pedro put the visitors ahead in just the second minute by pouncing on an errant pass and sliding home from close range.
The new, expanded agreement assures TCL key commercial rights across all FIBA competitions including the Men's and Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, FIBA Continental Cups for both Men and Women, FIBA Youth World Cups, the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 and FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2023.
At Rio de Janeiro's Olympic stadium, former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou made his debut for Botafogo but could not inspire the hosts to victory over Coritiba.
A product of the Ajax youth academy, Van de Beek made his first-team debut in 2015. In total, he played 175 official matches for Ajax, scoring 41 times.
During his career as a shuttler, he became a gold medalist in men's singles at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. He also won two All-England Open Badminton Championships in 1995 and 1996, and the European Badminton Championships in 1992, 1994 and 1996.
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The English Premier League announced on Thursday that they have terminated their cooperation with Chinese broadcaster PP Sports.