Chairman of the Olympic Coucil of Asia (OCA) Coordination Committee Raja Randhir Singh lauded Hangzhou 2022's preparations upon hearing their reports during the third Coordination Committee virtual meeting earlier this week.
Liu Cheng/Li Yinhui earned the opening point for Xiamen in the mixed doubles, before Olympic champion Chen Long suffered a straight-set loss to young shuttler Ren Pengbo 11-7, 11-5, 11-4.
With the draw, Luneng and Shenhua remain third and fourth ranked on the table with 17 and 13 points respectively.
Nathan Ake has been brought in to give more options at the back, but Guardiola's plans have been somewhat frustrated by new Spain international Eric Garcia's refusal to sign a new contract, and he could be Barcelona bound, while John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi are not reliable enough over a long season.
Bruno Labbadia's men gained momentum and pushed Braunschweig onto the back foot. Berlin's efforts paid off at the half-hour mark after Matheus Cunha had all the time and space to curl the equalizer into the far post corner.
"After the completion of one year, [CONMEBOL president] Alejandro Domingo confirmed that [the suspension] has now expired and he is available for the double header."
Attacking midfielder Gabriel Sara had given the visitors the lead with an eighth-minute strike before Madson Ferreira equalized on the half-hour mark.
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
The 24-year-old player has penned a one-year contract with the Qatari second division team for an undisclosed fee.
Evergrande had a good opportunity just four minutes into the game but Ai Kesen hit chance off target.
"I haven't had such results in quite a long time, so I'm very excited for it. Today, it's a loss, but it doesn't change for me much. Of course I would have loved to win today. It is what it is," Azarenka said.