List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 April 9


ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed.

Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico from March 23-29 canceled.

Kahraman Bagatir Spring Arrows in Antalya, Turkey from April 1-5 canceled.

Oceania Championships in Fiji from April 5-9 canceled.

World Cup in Guatemala City from April 20-26 canceled.

Cycling body's finances hit by lost races, delayed Olympics, 2020 April 9

GENEVA (AP) - The International Cycling Union took “some drastic action” on Thursday to cut costs amid a revenue shortfall from hundreds of events canceled or postponed during the coronavirus pandemic, including the Tokyo Olympics.

Cycling’s financial outlook is among the bleakest revealed by an Olympic sport's governing body since ...

Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home, 2020 April 9

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) - Moving from the track to the living room, many athletes around the world are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

There’s been an explosion of athletes offering free online fitness classes and tips to an audience isolated at home.

It helps ...

Track world championships rescheduled for July 2022, 2020 April 8

The first major domino tipped in the wake of the Olympic postponement on Wednesday when track leaders rescheduled next year's world championships for July 2022, setting up a busy summer for a sport that would normally be taking a breather.

The new dates for the event in Eugene, Oregon: July ...

The Latest: Lakers GM Pelinka draws inspiration from Bryant, 2020 April 8

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


Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is drawing inspiration from his friendship with Kobe Bryant as he navigates the coronavirus pandemic.

Pelinka was Bryant’s longtime agent before he took over the Lakers’ front office ...

Tokyo Olympic flame taken off display; next stop unclear, 2020 April 8

TOKYO (AP) - The Tokyo Olympic flame has been taken off public display in Japan. And it’s not clear when it will reappear again or where - or under what conditions.

The flame arrived in Japan from Greece on March 26. After the Tokyo Olympics and the torch relay were ...

Tuesday Sports in Brief, 2020 April 8


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman raised the possibility Tuesday of not completing the regular season in order to squeeze in time to award the Stanley Cup.

Bettman also acknowledged during an interview with NBCSN the league is considering having games played at neutral sites in the event not all teams ...

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots, 2020 April 7

About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee.

The IOC released its rewritten roadmap for qualifying for the games, which were rescheduled due to the coronavirus. They'll be held July ...