The Newest on the results of the coronavirus outbreak on sports activities world wide:
The Colgate males’s basketball video games this weekend at Military have been postponed as a result of a constructive COVID-19 take a look at outcome inside Military’s Tier 1 personnel.
The information for the Raiders comes on the heels of final weekend’s postponements of video games in opposition to Bucknell after constructive COVID-19 checks got here again for 2 college students related to the Bison males’s and ladies’s basketball groups. These outcomes have been later modified to unfavorable after the laboratory that carried out the testing discovered an error in recording.
The video games with Military will likely be rescheduled following discussions with the 2 faculties and the Patriot League workplace.
The Raiders are scheduled to return to motion on Saturday, Feb. 6, for a two-game dwelling sequence in opposition to Boston College.
The Tennessee Tech males’s basketball workforce has its first schedule change of the season due to COVID-19 points.
The Golden Eagles have postponed Thursday evening’s dwelling recreation due to COVID-19 protocols with Japanese Kentucky. The sport has been rescheduled for Feb. 15.
Athletic director Mark Wilson says the varsity’s prime precedence is defending athletes, employees and followers.
Michigan State is planning to renew competing later this week after suspending three straight video games as a result of a COVID-19 outbreak throughout the males’s basketball program.
Coach Tom Izzo says the Spartans (8-4, 2-Four Massive Ten) are planning to play at Rutgers (8-6, 4-6) on Thursday evening. He expects capturing guard Joshua Langford and middle Mady Sissoko to be cleared to play the Scarlet Knights after each examined constructive for the coronavirus earlier this month.
Izzo says Gabe Brown and an assistant coach just lately examined constructive, including the junior capturing guard will likely be out of the lineup till early February.
The Spartans had postponed video games at No. Four Iowa and at dwelling in opposition to Indiana and No. 22 Illinois. Since beginning every day testing within the fall, Izzo mentioned solely ”a pair” of gamers in this system have prevented testing constructive for COVID-19.
The NFL says there have been no new confirmed constructive checks amongst gamers and simply two new confirmed positives amongst different personnel within the newest spherical of testing for COVID-19.
In all, 2,126 checks have been administered to 313 gamers and three,152 checks have been administered to 531 personnel in the course of the weeklong interval that ended Saturday.
Practically 955,000 checks have been given to gamers and personnel since testing began firstly of August, and up to now 262 gamers and 462 different personnel have been confirmed constructive.
People who take a look at constructive for COVID-19 comply with the protocol established by the league and the gamers’ affiliation. They’re instantly remoted, usually are not permitted entry to membership amenities, and might’t have direct contact with anybody affiliated with the workforce.
Membership medical employees are in common communication with people who take a look at constructive to watch signs.
Carolina Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal is again at apply after testing constructive for COVID-19.
Staal mentioned Tuesday he feels good now after having some chills and coughing. He was the primary of six Hurricanes gamers that in the end appeared on the league’s every day COVID-19 unavailability listing, which in the end led to the postponement of three video games.
The Hurricanes are at present scheduled to return to the ice Thursday in opposition to Tampa Bay. Staal was nonetheless listed on the league’s COVID-19 listing as of Monday together with Jesper Quick, Warren Foegele, Jordan Martinook, Jaccob Slavin and Teuvo Teravainen.
Staal mentioned he was ”the primary man to check constructive” and mentioned he was ”as shocked as anybody else – actually in shock” after discovering out. He mentioned he was making an attempt to be secure and comply with well being protocols earlier than testing constructive.
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