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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during his press conference about the coronavirus situation in Japan, at the Prime Minister's office in Tokyo Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2020 - 1:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Sampdoria midfielder Fabio Depaoli has announced he's tested positive for COVID-19. He’s the 10th Serie A player confirmed positive and the sixth at Sampdoria. While Sampdoria said...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during his press conference about the coronavirus situation in Japan, at the Prime Minister's office in Tokyo Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2020 - 1:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Lionel Messi has joined a call in Spain by sports figures, who are supporting a public awareness campaign by government authorities and healthcare workers asking the nation’s...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during his press conference about the coronavirus situation in Japan, at the Prime Minister's office in Tokyo Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2020 - 1:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 5 p.m. The International Triathlon Union has suspended all of its competitions and activities from Monday to the end of April. Major events postponed include the second world series event in...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during his press conference about the coronavirus situation in Japan, at the Prime Minister's office in Tokyo Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2020 - 12:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times UK): 3:50 pm. The Italian soccer players’ association says it is “saddened and outraged” that clubs are still calling on their players to attend training sessions. In a statement, the players’...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during his press conference about the coronavirus situation in Japan, at the Prime Minister's office in Tokyo Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2020 - 11:20 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times UK): 3 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his country still intends to host the Olympic Games in Tokyo as planned. Abe says there were no discussions about postponing or canceling the games...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA's lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 13, 2020 - 10:17 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 10 p.m. The New York Mets say the father of Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has tested negative for the coronavirus. Donovan Mitchell Sr. works for the Mets as director of player relations and community...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA's lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 13, 2020 - 9:44 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The U.S. Olympic wrestling trials scheduled for April 4-5 at Penn State have been postponed indefinitely. USA Wrestling announced organizers are working with officials in State College,...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA's lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 13, 2020 - 2:50 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Sliding season in the U.S. is over. USA Bobsled and Skeleton said Friday that it is canceling its national championships, which were to take place later this month in Lake Placid, New York. New...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA's lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 13, 2020 - 1:22 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Sampdoria has announced that four more of its players have tested positive for COVID-19 as well as a club doctor. The club says after forward Manolo Gabbiadini tested positive on Thursday, it...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA's lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 13, 2020 - 12:52 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 12:50 p.m. National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman says players and staff have been told to stay away from the rink and self-isolate while the league is on a hiatus of uncertain length. Bettman...
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