International basketball

A man walks past a large banner promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Monday, March 23, 2020. The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday postponed this summer's Tokyo Games for a year as coronavirus deaths mounted around the world and U.S. lawmakers closed in on a nearly $2 trillion deal to help cushion the economic damage from the crisis. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
March 23, 2020 - 7:22 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Green Bay Packers are establishing funds that will provide $1.5 million to assist efforts to respond to the coronavirus in Brown County, Wisconsin - which includes Green Bay - and the Milwaukee area. The $1...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010 file photo, FIBA Secretary General Emeritus Borislav Stankovic smiles before a friendly basketball match Serbia against China, in Belgrade, Serbia. Borislav Stankovic, the former longtime International Basketball Federation secretary general responsible for bringing NBA players to the Olympics, has died, the international body said. He was 94. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
March 20, 2020 - 8:17 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Borislav Stankovic, the former longtime International Basketball Federation secretary general responsible for bringing NBA players to the Olympics, has died, the international body said. He was 94. Stankovic was at the helm of FIBA from 1976 to 2002 and was a member of the...
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The national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is shown Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NCAA canceled the men's and women's Division I basketball tournaments amid coronavirus fears on Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 12, 2020 - 4:37 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 4:30 p.m. The NCAA has canceled the men's and women's basketball tournaments because of the spread of coronavirus. The decision came one day after the NCAA announced games that were scheduled to start...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, signs autographs for fans, signing gloves, baseballs, hats and uniforms prior to the team's spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. Lindor and many Indians players signed autographs for fans Saturday, even as the MLB set new policies in place as a precaution due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
March 12, 2020 - 2:07 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 2 p.m. Major League Baseball is likely to cancel the rest of its spring training game schedule due to the coronavirus. MLB probably will also announce that the start of the season will be delayed,...
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Fresh surfaced ice at Scotiabank Arena, home of the NHL hockey club Toronto Maple Leafs, is shown in Toronto, Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday.(Joshua Clipperton/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 12, 2020 - 1:53 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 1:45 p.m. The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the pause of the season amid concerns about the new coronavirus. The NBA announced...
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Heather Watson of Great Britain poses with her trophy after winning in her women's final match against Canada's Leylah Fernandez at the Mexican Tennis Open in Acapulco, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
March 12, 2020 - 1:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 1:20 p.m. A spokeswoman for the women's tennis tour tells The Associated Press that the WTA is not moving to suspend its tournaments for six weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic the way...
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Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announces Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that fans will not be allowed in the arena to watch NCAA college basketball games in the SEC tournament in Nashville, Tenn., starting Thursday. The Southeastern Conference joined the rest of the Power Five leagues and announced that only family and essential personnel would attend its men's and women's tournament basketball games. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 12, 2020 - 12:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 12:40 p.m. The Big 12 is canceling all of its championships through April 15, including upcoming gymnastics and equestrian meets, and will reassess the rest of its spring sports schedule...
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Inter Miami CF co-owners Jorge Mas, left, and David Beckham, are interviewed during the Major League Soccer 25th Season kickoff event, in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 12, 2020 - 11:40 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 11:40 a.m. Major League Soccer is shutting down because of the coronavirus, according to Inter Miami owner Jorge Mas. Mas says the target period for the hiatus is 30 days. He told players...
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Fiorentina's Martin Caceres, left vies for the ball with Sampdoria's Manolo Gabbiadini during a Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Sampdoria at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (Tano Pecoraro/Lapresse via AP)
March 12, 2020 - 10:50 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 2:50 p.m. A second player from Italy’s top soccer division has tested positive for coronavirus. Sampdoria says 28-year-old forward Manolo Gabbiadini “has a fever but he’s doing well.” The...
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Mclaren driver Carlos Sainz of Spain pulls out of the pit lane during the Formula One pre-season testing session at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, outside Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
March 12, 2020 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 2:20 p.m. The Miami Open tennis tournament that was scheduled to start later this month has been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament had been scheduled for March...
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