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If the NBA regular season resumes, it is almost “100 percent” the games will be played without fans present, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported Friday. FILE PHOTO – An NBA logo is seen on the facade of its flagship store at the Wangfujing shopping street in Beijing, China October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Windhorst said the
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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Council Meeting – Monaco – November 22, 2019 IAAF President Sebastian Coe during a press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo Athletes already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before the Games were postponed will get to keep their spots in the rescheduled 2021 competition. About 6,200 of the 11,000 scheduled
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FILE PHOTO: Jan 11, 2019; Honolulu, HI, USA; PGA golfer Davis Love III walks off the green after finishing on the 18th hole during the second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii golf tournament at Waialae Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – American golfer Davis Love III’s home was destroyed
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Discussions between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association regarding issues surrounding the coronavirus-induced work stoppage produced an agreement, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Thursday night. Mar 26, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; A general view of a baseball sitting on a monument on what was supposed to be opening day between the New York Yankees
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TOKYO/LAUSANNE (Reuters) – Officials in charge of staging Tokyo’s Olympic Games crowded around a low table inside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s residence late Tuesday, wincing as they spoke by phone with the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Yoshiro Mori,
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert address the media before game one of the 2019 WNBA Finals between the Washington Mystics and the Connecticut Sun at The Entertainment and Sports Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The “virtual” WNBA Draft will go on as scheduled April 17 with
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FILE PHOTO: Rowing – 2018 Oxford University vs Cambridge University Boat Race – London, Britain – March 24, 2018 British rower Katherine Grainger working for BBC TV before the boat race REUTERS/Peter Cziborra (Reuters) – UK Sport chair Katherine Grainger has said the organization will hold discussions with the government on extending Team GB’s current
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FILE PHOTO: The Olympic rings are pictured in front of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is working with sports bodies to arrange a July-August window for the postponed Tokyo Olympics in 2021
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FILE PHOTO: NFL Football – Super Bowl LIII – New England Patriots v Los Angeles Rams – Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. – February 3, 2019. Los Angeles Rams’ Ndamukong Suh during the warm up before the match. REUTERS/Mike Segar Five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is returning to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on
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ATHENS (Reuters) – The head of the global Olympic movement said on Wednesday the rescheduled Tokyo Games faced “thousands” of logistical and financial problems but could go ahead before summer 2021. Though most people have assumed the Games will be held around roughly the same July-August timetable as they were planned for this year, International
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LONDON (Reuters) – Athletes, national associations and sporting federations from around the world reacted with sadness, relief and mainly goodwill to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mar 24, 2020; Tokyo, Japan; People take photos with the Olympic rings monument in front on National Stadium. On
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ATHENS/TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and the Olympics movement were deciding on Tuesday whether to postpone this year’s Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus as a global outcry made an unprecedented delay seem inevitable. To the consternation of athletes, the July 24-Aug. 9 Olympics have been the last big sporting event left standing in coming months
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