The ceremony was held in the gymnasium of the Xi'an Olympic sports center. "As a host city of the major events, Xi'an will spare no efforts in organizing each activity. We will make great memories and try our best to hold the 14th National Games without any problems," said Wang Hao, the vice president of the event's organizing committee.
Pressure on the 58-year-old escalated on Thursday following Flamengo's 5-0 Copa Libertadores defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
Battaglia made his debut for Argentina against Colombia in September 2018 but his ascent on the international stage was halted by a serious knee injury just weeks later.
The emblem and mascot of the 11th China's National Games for Persons with Disabilities & the 8th China National Special Olympic Games were unveiled at the gala.
Diack, who led the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which has been renamed World Athletics, from 1999 to 2015, said he would immediately lodge an appeal. He was arrested in France in 2015, and then released on bail.
As expected, head coach Tite also called up Paris Saint-Germain pair Neymar and Marquinhos, Chelsea veteran Thiago Silva, Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro and Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho.
Hertha opened the scoring as Peter Pekarik had time and space to nod home Maximilian Mittelstadt's pinpoint cross in the 42nd minute.
Leeds' vibrant attacking play has been a hallmark of their football under Bielsa, and the away side equalized for the third time when Mateusz Klich set himself up well and fired home a volley.
"The salary cap policy is fair to each club," said Zhu Fangyu, general manager of Guangdong Southern Tigers.
The world's longest leap this year was produced by Chinese long jumper Wang Jianan in 8.36 meters.
The so-called "Knappenschmiede," Schalke's academy, has developed several of Germany's best players such as Leroy Sane and Manuel Neuer.