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The Latest: Cup rugby match in Italy off due to outbreak

The Latest: Cup rugby match in Italy off due to outbreak

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

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A Challenge Cup rugby match between Benetton and Agen of France was canceled because of several positive COVID-19 tests in the Italian team.

Benetton was scheduled to host the game Saturday in Treviso, Italy. The Challenge Cup is the second-tier competition for European rugby union clubs.

Tournament organizer European Professional Club Rugby said a “match result resolution committee” will allocate points.

Three matches in the top-tier Champions Cup this weekend were earlier canceled due to coronavirus-related problems.

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Updated : 2021-01-25 21:28 GMT+08:00