The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first period, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, following the traditional league duo-robin format.
The Beijing Ducks have reached a multi-year agreement with Pianigiani, who will lead the team in the 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.
Following the cancellation of the Paris 2020 European Athletics Championship in April, the last major European Athletics event this year has been cancelled.
The 51-year-old started his coaching career in his hometown of Siena at the age of 26. He has traveled all over Italy, Turkey and Israel. So far, he has led three teams into the Euroleague, which represents the highest level of European basketball.
"'Smart Games' will be a golden name-card for Hangzhou 2022, and we are committed to staging a sport and cultural extravaganza that is successful, excellent, satisfying and unforgettable," said Chen Weiqiang, deputy secretary-general of the HAGOC and vice mayor of Hangzhou.
The lower league side had the worst possible start on home soil as Maximilian Sauer's handball allowed Jadon Sancho to break the deadlock from the spot with just 14 minutes played.
Azarenka, 31, stormed to win the first set 6-1 in just 26 minutes while the Japanese was uncharacteristically sloppy hitting a whopping 13 unforced errors.
The 28-year-old striker was one of seven players in the PSG squad who had tested positive recently. The other infected players include Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi, Angel Di Maria, Leandro Paredes, Keylor Navas and Marquinhos.
West Ham United need to progress under coach David Moyes, but could be in for another difficult season, while few will be betting on newcomers Fulham and West Brom to be far from a relegation struggle that given the differences between the bottom six and the top six or seven sides, will probably be decided by results between direct rivals. Enditem
With the draw, Luneng and Shenhua remain third and fourth ranked on the table with 17 and 13 points respectively.
"Hopefully I can enrich myself through studies here," Zhu said. "I can't wait to experience university culture. It is a brand-new experience for me."