Turkey will wait to see who they will face in the knockout stage on Wednesday after other Pool A matches are played.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics kicks off in empty venues to minimise health risks as WHO chief says Games should go ahead to demonstrate to the world what can be achieved with the right plan and measures.
Japan is resisting calls to cancel the Olympics, having already gone over budget by billions.
Games chief Yoshiro Mori's comments come as medical experts express doubt over containing the pandemic sufficiently to hold an event drawing participants and spectators from around the world.
Laura Wilkinson won gold on the 10-metre platform at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Her winning upset the balances with Chinese domination of the games. No American woman after Wilkinson has won Olympic gold in any diving discipline since.
FIFA's coronavirus working group postponed all June football matches along with all planned women's internationals.
The International Olympic Committee issued a joint statement with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe postponing the Tokyo Games until next year.
Tokyo had completed preparations when the coronavirus started spreading across the world.
The IOC has remained committed to staging the Tokyo Games as planned from July 24-August 9, saying on Tuesday after a meeting with international sports federations that measures against the virus were delivering results.
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