Los Angeles County is expected to extend its stay-at-home order through at least July due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Elite athletes should adhere to government guidelines on social distancing unless an exception has been made when they restart training, Britain said in guidance for how sports can resume after the coronavirus lockdown.
BERN (Reuters) – Switzerland has announced a 350 million Swiss franc ($362 million) rescue package…
LONDON (Reuters) – Multiple Olympic champion Mo Farah says the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 could work to his advantage as the Briton will now have around 20 months to train for the defence of his 10,000m title having switched his focus back to the track.
(Reuters) – Two-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka is using the novel coronavirus shutdown as one of self reflection to try and overcome her crippling shyness.
(Reuters) – South Korean baseball fans may not be allowed to watch their favourite teams live at stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic but NC Dinos’ stands were not empty thanks to life-sized cardboard cut-outs of portraits sent in by the fans.
BELGRADE (Reuters) – Six players at Serbian second division side Novi Pazar have contracted the novel coronavirus and have been quarantined, the club’s general secretary Fikret Medjedovic said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) – With golf finally resuming when South Korea hosts the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) Championship, world number three Park Sung-hyun says she feels a sense of pride that her country is “leading the way” in a return for sport.
TOKYO (Reuters) – A 28-year-old sumo wrestler infected with the novel coronavirus has died, becoming the first sumo wrestler to die from the deadly virus, the Japan Sumo Association announced on Wednesday.
Following a Board of Governors call with commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday, the NBA is “increasingly positive about the league’s momentum” toward resuming the 2019-20 season, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.
The return of the UFC has provided some relief for fans thirsty for live sports, and some much-needed action for sportsbooks hit hard since the coronavirus pandemic shut down major sports across the globe.
Just shy of 10 years since an incorrect call robbed him of a perfect game, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga said he wants to be credited with the achievement.