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Nagano and Ishikawa high school baseball coaches tout special anti-virus masks to get game going again

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:05
Local baseball federation to hand out masks made of washable antimicrobial fabric that are more breathable.

New Zealand’s teams will stick to old rules for Super Rugby tournament

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:53
New Zealand’s domestic Super Rugby tournament will be played under traditional rules when it begins next month, not amended laws being considered by World Rugby ...

Firm hopes to allow fans at home to broadcast cheers to empty stadiums when sports resume

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:04
As Japan’s sports teams prepare for a cautious return to action after hiatuses caused by COVID-19, a company has developed an app that allows fans ...

Devils’ season comes to end as NHL approves playoff plan

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 07:56
The New Jersey Devils' season came to an end on Tuesday after the NHL abandoned the rest of the regular season and announced plans to ...

Daichi Kamada’s first Bundesliga goal helps Frankfurt rally for draw

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 07:03
Midfielder Daichi Kamada scored his first goal in Germany's top flight on Tuesday, helping Eintracht Frankfurt snap a five-match losing run in the league with ...

J. League targeting June 27, July 4 as potential dates to resume season

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:39
Japan's top soccer league has been on hiatus since February because of the COVID-19 pandemic

NHL to move ahead with 24-team playoff format if play resumes

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:21
The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 — if it ...

Players call MLB’s economic proposal ‘ extremely disappointing’

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:12
The MLBPA said "the sides also remain far apart on health and safety protocols.”

WADA looks to artificial intelligence to catch dopers

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 05:54
With sports around the world shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the World Anti-Doping Agency is looking to artificial intelligence as a new way to ...

Pro athletes with underlying conditions remain extra cautious of COVID-19 threat

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 05:45
Professional athletes may seem invincible, but like anyone else they can suffer from serious conditions that make them vulnerable to the coronavirus.

Olympic approval could benefit cricket’s development in Japan

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:16
The potential inclusion of cricket's shortened T20 format in 2028 would give Japanese cricket access to funding from the Japan Olympic Committee and other organizations.

Yudai Baba develops positive mentality, improved 3-point shooting in maiden G League season

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 09:38
The former Alvark Tokyo star showed considerable improvement for the Texas Hustle before the NBA's development league was canceled due to the coronavirus.

Quarantine measures could push F1’s Silverstone races into August

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 06:02
Two proposed British Grands Prix could be moved into August if it means the U.K. government does not insist on a 14-day quarantine period, according ...

EuroLeague calls off season because of virus, will not name champion

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 05:48
Europe’s top basketball league canceled the remainder of its season Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying health concerns had to be paramount despite numerous ...

NHL plans move to small-group training as second phase of return

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 05:01
The NHL hopes to have players back in team facilities soon — with plenty of precautions.The league, which paused its season on March 12 because ...

Women’s Super League in England canceled because of virus

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:56
The Football Association chose to call off the season based on 'overwhelming feedback' from clubs.

Patrick Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:36
Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, his son said ...

Ex-Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho banned one year by Korean league

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:32
The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over ...

Athletes hopeful play can resume after Japan’s state of emergency ends

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:13
Professional athletes in Japan voiced hopes on Monday that the sports calendar can finally resume after the state of emergency over the new coronavirus was ...

WNBA teams set to make tough decisions on roster cuts amid pandemic

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 12:18
New York Liberty general manager Jonathan Kolb knew he and first-year coach Walt Hopkins would have to make some tough decisions on the team's roster ...