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Trump "postpone" idea shot down by Japanese Olympic minister

Trump "postpone" idea shot down by Japanese Olympic minister

TOKYO — President Donald Trump's suggestion to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year because of the spreading coronavirus was immediately shot down by Japan's Olympic minister.
UFC shifts cards, bars spectators at three events in face of COVID-19

UFC shifts cards, bars spectators at three events in face of COVID-19

The UFC is going ahead with its Fight Night card Saturday in Brazil but without spectators. And the mixed martial arts promotion is shifting future cards from Columbus, Ohio, and Portland to the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL All games cancelled --- NBA All games cancelled --- MLB pre-season Atlanta 5, Detroit 3 N.Y. Yankees 6, Washington 3 St. Louis 3, Miami 0 Philadelphia 8, Tampa Bay 4 Toronto (ss) 7, Pittsburgh 5 Toronto (ss) 22, Canada Jr. 6 L.A.
NBA says virus hiatus will likely last "at least" a month

NBA says virus hiatus will likely last "at least" a month

MIAMI — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday night that the league’s hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic will likely last at least a month, or roughly what would have been the remainder of an uninterrupted regular season.

Rachel Homan curling team announces split with lead Lisa Weagle

OTTAWA — Rachel Homan's curling team has parted company with all-star lead Lisa Weagle.

Hockey Canada, Canadian Hockey League, American Hockey League suspend schedules

TORONTO — Hockey Canada announced Thursday it was cancelling all its sanctioned activities, including national championships, until further notice because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
F1 cancels season-opening Australian GP amid virus concerns

F1 cancels season-opening Australian GP amid virus concerns

MELBOURNE, Australia — As thousands of fans queued to get into the Australian Grand Prix for the first Formula One weekend of the season, the teams and drivers were packing up to leave.
No fans, now no players: PGA Tour shuts down for a month

No fans, now no players: PGA Tour shuts down for a month

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The Players Championship went from having no fans to having no players.

U Sports hockey championships cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

The men's and women's Canadian university hockey championships were cancelled Thursday night due to the COVID-19 pandemic. U Sports announced the cancellation after two quarterfinal games had been played on both the men's and women's sides.
Column: What will fans talk about without sports?

Column: What will fans talk about without sports?

Going a week without watching sports used to be a dare. It’s the new reality. A quick glance at today’s TV sports listings provides all the confirmation you need. It looks like the departure screen at the airport during a blizzard: Cancelled .
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