Coronavirus: Flurry of positive coronavirus tests in athletes hurts U.S. restart plans

TORONTO (REUTERS) – Hopes that sport in the United States might soon return to business as usual suffered a blow on Friday (June 19) as athletes from golf to hockey tested positive for the coronavirus, triggering a shutdown of some facilities. The PGA Tour, which only restarted last week after a three-month Covid-19-forced hiatus, confirmed its first positive test, removing […]

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Notes telling people to "go the hell back" left on vehicles in Estes Park

This past weekend, and possibly even earlier, tourists who happened to stop by the Visitor Center got a dramatic message left on their vehicles. As seen in the photo above, the message reads, “Hi! We year-round residents of Estes Park would be so happy to see you here, any other time. As it is, we are a small community with […]

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Aspen Skiing Co.'s skier visits fell 20% following the coronavirus outbreak

Aspen Skiing Co.’s skier visits plummeted by 20 percent during a 2019-20 season shortened by the coronavirus crisis, the company announced Wednesday. Skico’s skier visits fell to about 1,156,000 from 1,447,000 the season before, according to Jeff Hanle, Skico vice president of communications. Colorado Gov. Jared Paris ordered the closure of ski areas starting March 15, when resort towns were packed […]

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Kobe Bryant pilot possibly disoriented in fog

Pilot’s quick turns may have contributed to fatal helicopter crash: Former FAA official Former FAA official Scott Brenner provides insight into how weather conditions could have played a substantial role in the tragic helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, Bryant’s daughter and everyone else on board. The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in thick fog, killing Kobe […]

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Serena Williams commits to fan-less 2020 US Open

Fox Business Flash top headlines for June 16 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Serena Williams said Wednesday she will play the U.S. Open in August. Continue Reading Below The 38-year-old Williams made the announcement during a U.S. Open press conference. AMERICANS 'SELFISH' TO GO AHEAD WITH US OPEN: KYRGIOS “I really cannot […]

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Coronavirus: SportSG introduces strict physical distancing measures ahead of reopening of sports facilities in phase 2

SINGAPORE – When sports facilities reopen on Friday (June 19), they will have to follow strict physical distancing measures announced by national sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) in an advisory issued on Wednesday (June 17). Venues such as stadiums, swimming complexes, sports halls, hard courts, gyms, fitness studios, golf courses and bowling centres, including those in condominiums, golf and country […]

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Cricket: Australia board cuts 40 staff in restructure

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) – Cricket Australia will cut 40 staff and slash executive pay as part of restructuring efforts to shore up finances hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The cost-cutting measures, which also include the suspension of international tours for lower-tier and junior teams, will save the board up to A$40 million (S$38.5 million) a year and “partly mitigate” the impact […]

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Sabres fire GM Botterill in series of cost-cutting moves

Fox Business Flash top headlines for June 16 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula reversed course by firing general manager Jason Botterill on Tuesday as part of a drastic cost-cutting purge of front-office staff and scouts on a team preparing to sit idle for what could […]

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Coronavirus: Increased safety measures at sports facilities as demand surges

SINGAPORE – Sports facilities here are enhancing safety measures and hygiene protocols in preparation for reopening on Friday (June 19). These venues, which include stadiums, swimming complexes, sports halls, hard courts, gyms, fitness studios and bowling centres, were on Monday given the green light to reopen in two days. This also applies to those located in condominiums, golf and country […]

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