In Paris, France came from behind to repeat their triumph in the final of the 2018 World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2, despite the absence of striker Kylian Mbappe.
The home side almost grabbed a winner in the dying seconds, only to see Zahavi's last-ditch effort cannon off the post.
Loew's strategy might explain why he refuses to initiate the return of experienced forces such as the 2014 World Cup heroes Thomas Mueller, Jerome Boateng, and Mats Hummels. All are in their thirties.
Belgium swept Iceland 5-1 at home to lead Group 2 with two wins, and Denmark drew 0-0 with England as both teams failed to create good chances. Enditem
Five hundred canoeing-lovers, led by famous athletes and representatives from all walks of life, set off from the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, and carried the relay through the waters of Qiandao Lake, the Xin'an River and Fuchun River in several counties of the city. In each part, 19 people played the role of leading navigator, symbolizing the 19th Asian Games.
Samir Memisevic (C) of Hebei China Fortune competes during the 9th round match between Hebei China Fortune and Shanghai SIPG at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
In the men's One Hour event, Britain's and Olympic champion Mo Farah held off the challenge of his training partner, home athlete Bashir Abdi, to set a new mark of 21,330m - eclipsing the 2007 mark of 21,285m set by Haile Gebrselassie. Abdi finished eight meters behind. Enditem
Bach added that he believed the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing would be a unique opportunity to inspire a new generation with the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, respect and solidarity.
The fixture, if it goes ahead, will be the first outing for both teams this year. International matches in the North American, Central American and the Caribbean Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) have been suspended since March because of the global health crisis. Enditem
"This sport is very entertaining," said Lu. "I hope more and more people can enjoy it." Enditem
The German national record holder's effort is the second farthest throw of all time, just 72 centimeters behind Jan Zelezny's 98.48m world record set 24 years ago.