Covid-19’s Impact in the U.S.

The coronavirus is changing how we live our daily lives. Taking a look at how the global pandemic has affected various aspects of life in the United States reveals the unique nature of this crisis. Sahred From Source link Sports

An Olympic Delay Seems Inevitable. Is a 4-Week Decision Needed to Get There?

The coronavirus may inevitably delay the Tokyo Olympics. But as the International Olympic Committee and organizers in Japan take as much as four weeks to make a final call, athletes, medical experts and others involved in the sporting world are pressing for a quicker end to the uncertainty. For medical experts and governments throughout the world, a firm decision to …

In Poll, Track and Field Athletes Favor Postponing the Olympics

In recent days, as leaders of the International Olympic Committee went back and forth with organizers of the Tokyo Games, sponsors, media partners and leaders of international sports federations over whether to postpone the Summer Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, athletes around the world tried to jump into a debate they say they have had little role in. Some …

Olympics Leaders Set Deadline to Decide on Holding Summer Games

Norway’s national Olympic committee, in a statement on Friday, became the first to clearly state a preference for the Olympics to be delayed until the global pandemic can be brought under control. The Brazilian Olympic committee on Saturday also endorsed postponing the Games until 2021. In the United States, whose companies invest a significant portion of the money that funds …

The 48 Hours When Liverpool’s Title Run Screeched to a Halt

Mostly, though, Klopp focused on the human impact of such an unsettling time. He told Liverpool’s employees not to panic, not to be afraid. He told those players who were far from their families, and those that live alone — like Takumi Minamino, a Japanese midfielder only recently arrived in England — that they would have the support of the …

An Olympic Showdown: The Rising Clamor to Postpone the Tokyo Summer Games

On July 24, as far as the organizers of the Olympics are still concerned, thousands of athletes will march as scheduled into the national stadium in Tokyo for the opening ceremony of the biggest sporting event on the planet. The Summer Olympics. Is this a vision of reality or just a mirage? While the international sports calendar has been wiped …

Can’t Actually Play Sports? Why Not Simulate Them?

Sports, including some you probably never knew existed, keep shutting down amid the coronavirus pandemic. People keep trying to find ways to replace them. Here are the latest developments from around the world. Can’t actually play sports? Why not simulate them? There may be no Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend, but Formula One plans to simulate the race. The result …

Close the Schools and Bars and Stay Home, but Keep the Horses Racing

The Kentucky Derby, long known for its spot on the sporting calendar on the first Saturday in May, is making a big shift to September. But even the coronavirus pandemic has not stopped horses from racing and gamblers from betting on it across the United States. While the virus has transformed the sporting landscape, leaving fans with virtually nothing to …