List of sports events affected by the new virus from China

ATHLETICS World indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021. Hong Kong Marathon on Feb. 9 cancelled. Asian indoor cha...

Cream rises: Purrier's track feats paved by dairy farm work

The determination of Elle Purrier to churn through the last lap on her way to breaking an American indoor mile record last weekend can be traced to many, many things. Like growing u...

Joe Susan returns to Rutgers football coaching staff

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Greg Schiano has added another former Rutgers assistant coach to his Scarlet Knights staff. Schiano announced Tuesday that Joe Susan will serve as special ass...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2020. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1...

Interim AD focused only on Vandy coaches, players, staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Candice Storey Lee won't talk about how long she might be in charge of Vanderbilt's athletic department, having already made history as the first black woman to hold that job i...

Race walkers lose bid to add women's 50K event at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A group of female race walkers aiming for Olympic gender equality by having a 50-kilometer event added to the 2020 Tokyo Games have failed in their legal case. ...

Monday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl put a halt to a four-year decline in viewership, with an estimated 99.9 million people watching the Kansas City Chiefs come back to defeat...

Russian track federation board resigns over doping failure

MOSCOW (AP) — The entire board of the Russian Athletics Federation resigned on Monday as Russia faces another ban from Olympic track and field. The federation, known as RusAF, said t...

Colosseum features in Rome bid for 2024 Euro athletics

ROME (AP) — Holding the shot put competition in front of the Colosseum was part of Rome’s bid on Friday to host the 2024 European athletics championships. While most of the events wo...

Track body sees risk in shoes tech but clears Nike design

MONACO (AP) — While the governing body of track and field acknowledged on Friday that shoe technology poses a risk to the sport, it cleared distance runners to keep wearing a favored Nike design. ...

Russian government suspends troubled track federation

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government suspended its recognition of the country's track and field federation for a month on Friday, increasing the pressure on officials to cooperate with investigations ...

Tokyo Olympic organizers try to dampen cancellation rumors

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers are trying to shoot down rumors that this year's 2020 Games might be canceled or postponed because of the spread of a new virus. Japan has so fa...

China decides to postpone start of domestic soccer league

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese Football Association has announced that all domestic matches of the 2020 season will be postponed in an effort to control the spread of the coronavirus that has now claimed ...

Virus delaying China's Olympic sliding track certification

Plans to have bobsled, skeleton and luge athletes from around the world visit China in March to help certify the track that will be used for the 2022 Beijing Olympics have been delayed over concerns a...

Indoor world athletics championships postponed over virus

LONDON (AP) — The indoor world athletics championships in Nanjing, China, have been postponed by a year because of the dangerous virus outbreak in the country, the sport's governing body announced Wed...