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Round-Up: Asian Qualifiers restart, Tokyo torch relay starts, Thai govt plans World Cup bid, Tencent reports $19.5bn profit, and more

The celebration cauldron is lit during the opening ceremony ahead of the the first day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay at the J Village during the Tokyo Olympic Games torch relay on March 25, 2021 in Naraha, Fukushima, Japan. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon - Pool/Getty Images)

Asian qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup resume today after a delay of more than a year due to the pandemic