Sports likely done for 2020, 2020 April 6

The unthinkable, at least for sports fans, already has happened.

The games, as we know them, are shut down. We'll never know if San Diego State was a Final Four contender or if Tiger Woods would have defended his green jacket at the Masters.

There was no opening day in ...

Georgia soldiers see their OIympic dream deferred until 2021, 2020 April 4

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Two Army soldiers stationed in Georgia say they’re willing to wait another year to see their Olympic dreams come true.

Spc. Phillip Jungman and 1st Lt. Amber English both serve in uniform at Fort Benning outside Columbus. They’re also competitive skeet shooters who earned spots ...

FIFA extends men's age limit for Tokyo Olympics due to virus, 2020 April 3

GENEVA (AP) - FIFA has extended the age limit for the men’s soccer tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The amended Olympic rule on Friday retains the “players born on or after Jan. 1, 1997” standard for the Tokyo Games following a one-year postponement agreed ...

League to fund its pro swimmers through Tokyo Olympics, 2020 April 3

The International Swimming League will fund its professional athletes through next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, starting with payments in September.

The league said Friday it plans a five-week, all-expenses paid combined training and competition event this year from Oct. 14 to Nov. 17 at a location yet to be determined ...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 April 3


Olympic women’s qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June.

Olympic women’s qualifying event in Lliria Spain from March 20-22 postponed to June,

Olympic women’s qualifying event in Györ, Hungary from March 20-22 postponed to June.

Olympic men’s qualifying event in Trondheim, Norway from April 17-19 ...

The Latest: NCAA suspends infraction hearings, arguments, 2020 April 3

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

The NCAA says hearings and oral arguments in infractions cases have been suspended through May 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The NCAA announced the move in a statement on its website Friday. It applies to cases ...

Athletes Village for Olympics could house virus patients, 2020 April 3

TOKYO (AP) - The under-construction Athletes Village for the Tokyo Olympics could be used as a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has been talking about the possibility of occupying the massive development on Tokyo Bay, which is to house up to 11,000 Olympic and 4,400 Paralympic ...

Tokyo Games postponed could favor Missouri Olympian, 2020 April 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Zach Garrett, a 2016 Olympic silver medalist in archery, is one of a handful of athletes in the Kansas City metro affected by the postponement of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo until 2021. But it has also affected others in Kansas City who participate ...