According to the simplified measures agreed on by the IOC and Tokyo 2020 last weekend, some details of the torch relay will be simplified, including slimming down the size of the vehicle convoys and simplifying the grand start and celebration events.
Tianjin rode an early 8-0 spurt to race ahead, and compiled a 25-19 advantage as the first quarter ran out.
The revised outline released by Tokyo 2020 said that the Olympic torch relay will start its journey on March 25, 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture and traverse all 47 prefectures across Japan.
Valencia were held 1-1 at home to recently promoted Huesca in a game the visiting side probably deserved to win, but had to settle for Dimitrio Siovas' header cancelling out Daniel Wass' fortunate opener for the home side.
"I'm really pleased with the victory. It's always tough to start the tournament. I was a bit nervous. She played really well in the first set, she didn't miss. Then I just found the rhythm," said the 2018 champion.
Comments of team leaders indicate growing unrest in a squad that seems to fear their ambitions could be disappointed when trying to repeat some of last season's success after winning the treble.
Due to individual federal states' regulations, Germany's Champions League representatives - Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach - have to deal with varying restrictions.
However the Argentinian giants paid the price for the absence of a cutting edge in attack, registering their second draw from five matches in this season's campaign.
Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
Behind the scene, insiders report huge expectations regarding Salihamidzic's ability to solve the problem within the next week.
"A coach needs to convince players with his expertise and not by only being the boss," Baum said.