Also missing were injured Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera and Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez, who contracted the coronavirus.
"The COVID-19 pandemic is resurging in a few countries and regions, who tightened their control measures. Postponement or cancelation of events can safeguard the health of athletes and all other participants," Beijing 2022 organizers said in a statement on the official website.
"We're focused on the fact that we're really looking now at January 1 to start the season up. Our hope is to have a full season, full regular season, and to have fans in the building, but there are a lot of things that have to transpire, many of which, if not most of which, are beyond our control, before we can finalize our plans," Commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday.
However, the six-time Ballon d'Or winner has not been able to win a major trophy at international level; a gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympics notwithstanding. The 2022 World Cup in Qatar might be his last chance to change that.
Zhao Xuetong nailed 19 points for Sichuan. Gao Song and Hu Yueming each scored 17 points. Shao had 11.
Growing infection figures around Cologne's venue are forcing Germany to play behind closed doors. Simultaneously, approval figures among German supporters decrease.
Liverpool's defense was overrun for the entire 90 minutes at Villa Park with Ollie Watkins scoring a first half hat-trick, Jack Grealish scoring twice and John McGinn and, new arrival, Ross Barkley also getting in on the act.
On the top floor of a downtown shopping mall, 29-year-old Sun Shaorong was sitting in a go-kart and wearing a pink helmet. The roar of the engine announced that she was ready to race with other five cars behind her.
It looked like Bayern was on the way to an easy victory but Hertha Berlin turned up the intensity and halved the deficit only seven minutes later when Cordoba headed home Matheus Cunha's free kick.
Favre's men were still not done with the scoring and added a fourth goal after Haaland assisted Felix Passlack for his first Bundesliga goal in the dying seconds of the encounter.
Saturday ended with Newcastle United winning 3-1 at home to Burnley thanks to an excellent display from winger Allan Saint-Maximin. The Frenchman scored his side's first goal and then set up Callum Wilson for Newcastle's second of the game just four minutes after Ashley Westwood's 61st minute equalizer for the visitors.