PGA Tour announces June restart plan despite coronavirus outbreak

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 16 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below The PGA Tour laid out an ambitious plan to resume its season Thursday, with hopes of a restart at Colonial […]

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ESPN fast tracks Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls doc due to lack of live programming

NBA players must ‘rally together’ during suspension: Atlanta Hawks VP Atlanta Hawks Vice President Dominique Wilkins says safety is ‘bigger than the game’ with regard to the NBA suspending games due to coronavirus. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Michael Jordan described his final NBA championship season […]

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From clueless to champion: S'pore-born Dalton's journey to Olympic rugby gold

SINGAPORE – National swimmer Joseph Schooling was the toast of the town when he won Singapore’s first Olympic gold in Rio 2016, but unknown to many, out of that Games emerged another remarkable champion born in the Lion City. Australia rugby sevens player Chloe Dalton was born at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in 1993 and lived here with her family […]

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Weightlifting: IWF president Tamas Ajan resigns during corruption investigation

LONDON (REUTERS) – Tamas Ajan has resigned as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) while an investigation into alleged corruption is ongoing, the governing body said in a statement on Wednesday (April 15). Ajan, from Hungary, had been at the IWF since 1976, serving 24 years as general secretary and 20 as president. “I offered the best of my […]

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Coronavirus: Austria plans to allow professional athletes to train

VIENNA (AFP) – Professional athletes in Austria will be able to resume training before the end of April as the country eases restrictions to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the government announced on Wednesday (April 15). There will be restrictions as the government is recommending football teams train in groups of no more than six players. Sports Minister Werner Kogler told […]

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Experts see rationale for mask exemption

A debate has erupted over one of the latest circuit breaker measures that exempts those engaging in strenuous exercise from having to wear a mask while outdoors. Some people have questioned the move, arguing that those who exercise vigorously typically breathe hard and could be exhaling more air droplets. Studies suggest that contact with infected air droplets is one way […]

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Your Daily Dose… of ground-breaking events

1. BILLIE JEAN KING BATTLE OF THE SEXES Billie Jean King, 76 now, has altered her sport possibly more than almost any athlete. She did not just draw attention to women’s rights, she drew crowds. Centre Court at Wimbledon can fit 14,979 spectators and Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open squeezes in 23,771. But when she agreed to face […]

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Former Jays infielder Damaso Garcia dies

TORONTO – Former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Damaso Garcia, a two-time all-star and a big part of the club’s rise to prominence in the 1980s, has died at the age of 63. Garcia, who had a malignant brain tumour removed 13 years ago, died Thursday in his native Dominican Republic, according to ESPN. “We are saddened to learn of […]

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Cycling: French teams say Tour de France may be pushed back from June to August

PARIS (REUTERS) – Cycling teams are gearing up for the Tour de France to be held in August rather than the usual July, after French President Emmanuel Macron said big public events would be halted until mid-July as the country fights the Covid-19 pandemic. Marc Madiot, president of the French cycling league and director of the Groupama-FDJ cycling team, said […]

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