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Aussie cricket players consider disinfecting ball during matches

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:31
Disinfecting the ball during practice and matches is being considered as elite cricket players in Australia prepare to return to training during the coronavirus pandemic.The ...

U.S. Open loses part of identity without qualifying

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:55
The U.S. Open lost a big part of its identity.And it has nothing to do with par. For years, the USGA has boasted — and ...

NHL’s plan to return faces possible border restriction hurdle

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:28
The NHL is still more than a week away from determining a return-to-play format, a person familiar with discussions told AP on Tuesday.And what that ...

John Millman says resumption of tennis season will reveal where officials’ priorities lie

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:27
The timing of professional tennis' return will reveal whether the tours and federations are more interested in making money or looking after the health of ...

Summer Koshien baseball tournament canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:08
Japan's famed high school baseball tournament was called off for the first time since World War II

No universal playbook for virus testing in pro sports

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 07:22
There is no universal playbook for coronavirus testing in professional sports.Protocols and procedures, guidelines and handbooks — they could be as different as rulebooks. There’s ...

Rangers prefer to stay in Texas instead of returning to Arizona when spring training resumes

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 05:39
The Texas Rangers would prefer to stay home in their new ballpark instead of returning to Arizona whenever it is time to get back to ...

Brady gathers new Bucs teammates for workout on prep field

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 05:29
It's not unusual for quarterbacks to organize passing drills before training camp, but the pandemic has changed normal routines.

Former WWE pro Shad Gaspard missing after being swept out to sea

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 05:20
The former wrestling star was last seen 46 meters from shore

Belmont Stakes to lead off Triple Crown chase with shorter race on June 20 without fans

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 05:12
The Belmont Stakes will be run June 20 in New York without fans and serve as the opening leg of horse racing's Triple Crown for ...

An unusual ring to it: Nats opt for virtual Series ceremony

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 05:11
The Washington Nationals will unveil their World Series championship rings during a "virtual” ceremony shown on television and online Sunday — an unprecedented approach brought ...

Watford player among six to test positive for COVID-19 during first round of Premier League testing

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 04:50
A player and two staff members from Watford were among six people who tested positive for the coronavirus in the Premier League’s first wave of ...

Aussie Rules players seek clarity over league’s ‘bonk ban’

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:13
Australian Football League players are seeking clarity from the game's administrators about love in the time of coronavirus with biosecurity rules banning casual guests to ...

Saliva ban could change the swing of things in cricket

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 08:42
A move to ban the use of saliva to shine a cricket ball because of the danger of transmitting COVID-19 may force bowlers to relearn ...

Takehiko Orimo ready to focus on Levanga from president’s desk after calling time on professional career

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 08:13
The former Toyota and Hokkaido star reflected on his 27-year career in an exclusive interview with The Japan Times.

NHL vetting neutral sites for restart: Gary Bettman

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 07:54
The NHL is zeroing in on a return to action with neutral-site games.Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league is eyeing "probably eight or ...

Social distancing a challenge for para athletes

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 07:48
Japan's Paralympic hopefuls are struggling to train with regulations preventing them from working with partners or using facilities.

Celtic awarded ninth straight title after Scottish league called off

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 06:28
Celtic won its ninth straight Scottish title on Monday after the country’s top soccer league was cut short because there was no immediate prospect of ...

Virus has NFL prospects pondering threat of a lost season

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 06:21
Joe Burrow was a competent if unspectacular quarterback as a backup at Ohio State and during his first post-transfer season at LSU. In 2019, he ...

‘Iron Man’ Hitoshi Ono retires with 98 caps

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 05:58
Lock Hitoshi Ono, the most-capped Japan international of all time with 98 caps, will retire from rugby at the age of 42, his team Toshiba ...

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