Thailand joins Chinese Taipei and Australia as member associations unable to take their place. Replacement teams have yet to be announced, the BWF said.
After the game, Beijing sits the second in Suzhou division, with Shanghai SIPG dominating the bellwether position. Wuhan ranks third, trailing Beijing by two points.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who has won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
"It's a very difficult competition as you can see. We followed the coach's guidance to keep the clean sheet. The draw is acceptable for us," said Shenhua midfielder Zhu Baojie.
World number one Djokovic was stunningly disqualified after accidently hitting a line judge with a ball during his round of 16 clash with Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
By the time Sainz passed Raikkonen for second place on lap 34, Gasly had a four-second lead at the front, and although the Spaniard gradually reeled in the Frenchman, Gasly held firm to take a fairytale maiden Grand Prix win by just 0.4 seconds.
Messi last week said he'd stay, but made it clear he was unhappy with both club President, Jose Maria Bartomeu, and the failure to develop a balanced squad and he could be an awkward dressing room presence for the new coach.
Mbappe, scoring the only goal in France's victory over Sweden on Saturday, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and was separated from Didier Deschamps' squad right after receiving the result.
NANJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- World Indoor Championship bronze medalist Huang Changzhou twice equaled his personal best as well as the world leading mark of the year to win the men's long jump title at the 2020 Chinese Athletics Street Tour Nanjing meeting here on Friday.
Simiyu's first tenure courted controversy when the national team commonly known as 'Shujaa' refused to wear a kit emblazoned with their sponsors Brand Kenya in the Paris leg of the World Series in 2018.
"We have been informed that the AIU is going to organize a number of group testing sessions specifically for road runners. The sessions will be held at a number of locations across Kenya during September," the country's athletics running governing body Athletics Kenya said in a statement on Thursday.