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Verhaeren quits as Australia coach following Olympic delay, 2020 June 3

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Jacco Verhaeren is standing down as head coach of Australia’s swim team, leaving Rohan Taylor to guide the Olympic squad in Tokyo next year.

Verhaeren was contracted until after the 2020 Olympics but when the Tokyo Games were postponed by 12 months because of the coronavirus ...

Banned track coach Salazar gets court date for doping appeal, 2020 June 2

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Banned track and field coach Alberto Salazar will try to overturn his four-year suspension at sport’s highest court in November.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Tuesday it will hear appeals from Salazar and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown between Nov. 8-16.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency banned ...

Sports court sets November dates to hear Russian doping case, 2020 June 2

GENEVA (AP) - The Russian doping scandal will return to sport’s highest court in November when the nation faces a four-year ban of its flag, anthem and colors from Olympic Games and world championships.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday its judging panel will hear evidence on ...

US retains Rugby World Cup vision despite financial peril, 2020 June 2

With the soccer World Cup lined up for 2026 and the Los Angeles Olympics two years later, the United States will be the focal point for sports later this decade.

Another worldwide event could yet be squeezed in the middle.

Seeking to get back on its feet after filing for ...

Janez Kocijancic, Slovenia's top sports official, dies at 78, 2020 June 1

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) - Janez Kocijančič, Slovenia's leading sports official for decades, died on Monday. He was 78.

The European Olympic Committees, of which Kocijančič was the ruling president, said he died after “a sudden and severe disease” in Ljubljana without elaborating.

He was the first president of Slovenia's Olympic ...

Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84, 2020 May 31

SAN BENITO, Texas (AP) - Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday. He was 84.

Morrow's family said he died of natural causes at home in San Benito.

Morrow won the 100 ...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic, 2020 May 29

AUSTRALIAN RULES

Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended.

SAILING

Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, Philippines; from March 16 suspended.

World 470 championships in Palma, Spain from March 13-21 postponed.

Asian championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from March 15-22 postponed.

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List 2/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic, 2020 May 29

CURLING

Women’s world championships in Prince George, Canada from March 14-22 canceled.

Men’s world championships in Glasgow, Scotland from March 28-April 5 canceled.

World mixed doubles and senior championships in Kelowna, Canada from April 18-25 canceled.

CYCLING

Road

Tour de France from June 27-July 19 postponed to Aug. 29-Sept. 20.

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