"Since 2010, I have never gone without competing for such a long time, so this represents a precious chance," said the 2016 world champion. "It's important to recover my form step by step."
Mbappe, like the other six, will also be missing PSG's opening two 2020/21 Ligue 1 games against Lens on Thursday and Marseille three days later.
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"James, as everyone knows, is a fantastic player with a lot of quality and a lot of ability to make assists for the strikers," Ancelotti said of his new signing.
"Additionally, several countries across the confederation have travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, which would make international football involving 30 national teams extremely difficult."
Hashimoto, who was appointed as the Olympic minister last year by outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, made the remarks when responding to IOC vice president John Coates' claim on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus situation.
"I was playing well today," said Thiem. "I had a good plan for the match. He's very dangerous when he can dictate with his forehand. I was trying to avoid that. He also has very, very fast legs. I was trying to play my fastest tennis to keep him on the backhand, to not let him dictate with the forehand. I did that very well today."
After Hamilton peeled off after one racing lap to serve his penalty, Gasly assumed the lead ahead of the Alfa Romeos of Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi who were followed by Sainz, as Stroll fell down to sixth after a poor start and almost took Raikkonen out as he overshot the Roggia chicane.
Since the ITTF rankings have been frozen since April 2020, the restart plan will offer players the opportunity to elevate their world rankings before the end of 2020.
Due to the pandemic, this year's Expo was held both online and offline. At the Expo in Beijing, more than 500 Chinese and foreign brands from more than 20 countries and regions showcased their products and services.
In the other two games of the day, Shenzhen Nankeda overwhelmed Anhui Souyu 5-0, while Jiangsu Weikeduo lost to Xiamen Tefang 3-2, still striving for a win this season. Enditem