NBA
NEW YORK - The NBA wants its teams to prepare to play games without fans if necessary because of the coronavirus crisis, but LeBron James already says he won't play basketball in an empty arena.The league circulated a memo to ...
Mar 7, 2020
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Six more people with links to the canceled UAE Tour cycling race have been infected with the virus spreading around the world.The Ministry of Health in the United Arab Emirates said in a statement that two ...
Mar 5, 2020
WHAT if they played a game and nobody came?Pro sports leagues in places as far-flung as Italy and South Korea are about to find out. With government approval, both Serie A soccer and the Korean Basketball League are opting to ...
Mar 1, 2020
MAJOR North American professional sports leagues are talking to health officials and informing teams about the coronavirus outbreak that has led to the first reported death in the US.Officials from the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball ...
Mar 1, 2020
TOKYO - Japanese sporting events were held without spectators on Saturday in a move aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus.The Chiba Lotte Marines hosted the Rakuten Eagles with no spectators in the stands at Zozo Marine Stadium in Chiba ...
Feb 29, 2020
TOKYO - A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going ahead as planned with the Tokyo Olympics despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.The comments from spokesman Yoshihide Suga follow the assertion ...
Feb 26, 2020
BUSAN, South Korea - The team world championships in table tennis scheduled in South Korea is the latest sports event postponed because of the virus outbreak from China.The International Table Tennis Federation on Tuesday said it plans to reschedule the March 22- ...
Feb 26, 2020
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean soccer authorities have indefinitely postponed the start of the 2020 domestic season.The K League made the announcement after an emergency meeting in Seoul on Monday as the country grapples with the viral outbreak that began in ...
Feb 24, 2020
ROME - Three Serie A soccer matches scheduled for Sunday in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto were suspended late Saturday after the deaths of two people infected with the virus from China.On orders from the Italian government, the games called ...
Feb 23, 2020
TOKYO - Tokyo Marathon organizers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race on Monday out of fear of the spread of the virus coming from China.The general public is being barred from the race on March 1. ...
Feb 18, 2020
SEOUL, South Korea - Beijing Guoan is set to open its Asian Champions League campaign while three other Chinese clubs are still excluded from the continental soccer competition because of the viral outbreak that emerged in China and has killed more than 1, ...
Feb 17, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - The Chinese gymnastics team entered into next week's World Cup in Melbourne has withdrawn from the event due to Australian government travel restrictions put in place to limit the coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on Saturday.The restrictions on ...
Feb 15, 2020
TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee said on Friday there is no "Plan B" for the 2020 Games, which open in just over five months and have been jolted by the outbreak of a virus in neighboring China.The ...
Feb 15, 2020
VIRGINIA WATER, England - Two men's golf tournaments co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours in Malaysia and China were postponed Friday because of the deadly new virus from China.The tournaments are the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur on ...
Feb 15, 2020
THE away match of Gilas Pilipinas against Indonesia in the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers on Feb. 23 will push through, according to the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.The SBP also confirmed Fiba Asia has postponed the Philippines' match against Thailand ...
Feb 14, 2020
THE NCAA Season 95 seniors volleyball tournament has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.The league's Management Committee headed by chairman Peter Cayco of Arellano on Thursday afternoon made the decision to put matches on hold, with a new ...
Feb 13, 2020
PBA
THE 45th season of the PBA has been moved back a week from March 1 to March 8 due to the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak, the league announced on Monday.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the decision of the league was made ...
Feb 10, 2020
SEOUL, South Korea - The coronavirus will have an impact on the opening week of the Asian Champions League despite the absence of Chinese clubs.The champions from South Korea and Japan meet in the opening round on Tuesday, when extra precautions will ...
Feb 10, 2020
SYDNEY - The Chinese women's soccer team put a difficult two weeks behind them by beating Thailand 6-1 on Friday in an Asian qualifying match for the Tokyo Olympics.The Chinese side had only arrived in Sydney on Thursday after ...
Feb 8, 2020
TWO MONTHS after the end of the Southeast Asian Games, the Athletes' Village in New Clark City will take on a new role: as a quarantine zone for Pinoy OFWs repatriated from China in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak. ...
Feb 7, 2020
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