"We are carefully optimistic. And when I say carefully optimistic, it's because we don't know what the sanitary situation will be a year from now," said Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi in a pre-recorded speech at the World Winter Sports Expo 2020 here on Sunday.
The 2017 world champion previous best was 94.44m set three years ago, and he was confident that he still had room to improve.
Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given special dispensation to the country's male and female under 17 and under 20 teams to resume their respective camps to prepare for major international assignments.
However, Nicolo Zaniolo's injury before the break cast a cloud over the Italians' victory. The Roma midfielder limped off in the first half following a collision with Donny van de Beek. Medical staff later confirmed that the 21-year-old had suffered "trauma" to his left knee and would undergo tests to "assess the full extent of the injury" when he returns to the Italian capital on Tuesday.
In the women's singles, fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan finished a routine job as she eased past Anett Kontaveit from Estonia 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals.
The team was formed in 2015 by Gao Xiang, vice-principal of the Sports School of Jingyuan county.
WADA said in a statement on Friday that several government representatives have expressed concerns "relative to threats from the United States Government to withdraw funding from the Agency if WADA did not fulfill a number of conditions."
The 25-year-old equalized with the last kick of the match after Rodinei Almeida brought down Elber Pimentel with a rash challenge.
Jorge Messi flew into Barcelona on Wednesday to hold talks with Barca President Josep Maria Bartomeu to resolve the issue. However, their first meeting on Wednesday failed to see their postures come any closer.
Indeed the worry for some must be that last season saw the beginning of diminishing returns for Simeone and although he has always been able to maintain his team looking refreshed and motivated, 2020-21 might just be a season too far for Simeone's defensive style unless he is willing to be more proactive in attack. Enditem
Russia maintained their winning start in B3 with a 3-2 triumph in Hungary to build on their opening success over Serbia, who were reduced to 10 men in a 0-0 draw with Turkey.