The Rubro-Negro won their opening two matches of South America's premier club competition before it was halted in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
His son, Papa Massata Diack, a former IAAF marketing consultant, was sentenced to five years in prison and fined one million euros. The younger Diack, who is wanted on an Interpol red notice, remains in Senegal.
In his 43 appearances for Beijing in the 2019-20 season, Lin averaged 22.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.9 steals, leading the team into the last four before they were eliminated by eventual champions the Guangdong Southern Tigers.
The second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
Hoffenheim also started the Bundesliga season off with a victory after they overpowered Cologne 3-2 thank's to Kramaric's hattrick.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
"Schalke never will be a boring club as emotions have always played a vital role. It makes Schalke unique in football."
Two former Russian athletics officials, Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov were sentenced to three and two years in prison respectively, according to AFP.
Teuta beat Israeli side Beitar Jerusalem 2-0 in the previous round and may have the advantage of greater match fitness, although Granada have greater quality, which they will need to show if they want to advance to the penultimate qualifying round on September 24. Enditem
Feng Bin of Shandong competes during the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
Esteghlal parted company with Farhad Majidi at the end of Iran's super league season and reportedly has not reached an agreement with Italian coach Andrea Stramaccioni.