The Latest: Switzerland-Ukraine Match At Risk From Virus
Vanderbilt has canceled its womens basketball season opener against Tennessee Tech due to a lack of available players.
Athletic director Candice Lee says disruption is likely while competing in a pandemic and schools must be as flexible as possible with the health of athletes and community the top priority.
Tennessee Tech athletic director says its unfortunate but the current reality of college athletics.
The club says it was notified last night, the player self-isolated, contact tracing was initiated and close contacts were told to quarantine. Washington is now in the NFLs intensive COVID-19 protocol. Meetings will be conducted virtually this week, and the practice facility will only be open to staff with limited access for players.
Its unclear if this positive test result puts Sundays game against the Cincinnati Bengals in jeopardy. Washington already announced no fans will be allowed after hosting 3,000 for its last home game.
The Atlanta Falcons have placed wide receiver Laquon Treadwell on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Treadwell joins defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. as the teams second player currently on the list. Fowler was placed on the list last week.
Treadwell, a fifth-year player who signed with Atlanta in March, has spent the last 10 weeks on the practice squad.
The Falcons play at New Orleans on Sunday.
Both tournaments will now be played in 2022. Exact dates were not confirmed.
FIFA says Costa Rica will remain host of the Under-20 tournament and India will still stage the Under-17 event.
Both tournaments are played every two years and were originally scheduled for 2020. They were first postponed in May.
FIFA says there were lingering concerns about preparation times for the teams and the numerous obstacles to finalising the continental qualification tournaments due to the pandemic.
The Giants said in a statement they learned of the result Monday night and are working with the NFLs chief medical officer.
The player was immediately isolated and contact tracing began. Two close contacts, both staff members, were told to remain home. Team headquarters is open to staff.
The Giants (3-7) have a bye this weekend. Players were to meet Tuesday and Wednesday and be off the rest of the week.
The Ukraine soccer federation says its Nations League game against Switzerland has been canceled.
The federation says health officials in the Swiss canton state of Lucerne put the squad into quarantine.
No new date has been set for the match.
Ukraine has had six players test positive in Switzerland. But the Ukrainian federation says two of the six should have UEFA clearance to play because Sergei Kryvtsov and Junior Moraes have antibodies after previously testing positive.
Ukraine could be forced to forfeit the game. The match will decide which of the two teams is relegated to the second tier.
The group also includes Germany and Spain.
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