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Barca, Atlético to trim payroll during coronavirus crisis

Barca, Atlético to trim payroll during coronavirus crisis

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona and Atlético Madrid will reduce the salaries of their players amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

Cancelling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the nation. Some will be able to absorb the losses better than others.
2 Olympic champions among 4 Russians with new doping charges

2 Olympic champions among 4 Russians with new doping charges

MONACO — Two Olympic gold medallists were among four Russian track and field athletes charged with doping offences .
Canada stays at No. 8 in FIFA women's rankings, but now shares spot with Brazil

Canada stays at No. 8 in FIFA women's rankings, but now shares spot with Brazil

Canada remains eighth in the latest FIFA women's world soccer rankings, but now has some company. Brazil, which tied Canada 2-2 at the Tournoi de France earlier this month, moved up one spot to join the Canadians at No. 8.
Let's race 2? NASCAR forced to consider schedule shakeup

Let's race 2? NASCAR forced to consider schedule shakeup

It was bump day for the Indy 500. The Indianapolis 500 is now a summer event. The Monster Mile could be set for a monster-sized NASCAR weekend spectacle of racing.
Hold the elevator? How to stay safe in close quarters during COVID-19

Hold the elevator? How to stay safe in close quarters during COVID-19

It's becoming an increasingly ambiguous scenario: the elevator door opens and someone is already inside.

Colorado Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche say one of their players has recovered after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. The player was at home in isolation since the symptoms first appeared. Colorado made the announcment Thursday.
Crosby, Ovechkin favour NHL going directly into the playoffs post-coronavirus

Crosby, Ovechkin favour NHL going directly into the playoffs post-coronavirus

Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin have been pitted against one another throughout their careers.

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: OLYMPICS — 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021.
Hockey gear manufacturer Bauer gets green light to make visors for medical staff

Hockey gear manufacturer Bauer gets green light to make visors for medical staff

MONTREAL — Canadian hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer says it has received government authorization to produce protective gear for medical staff and first responders.