Virtual races, run separately but also together, are popping up, allowing us to commune in this time of isolation and see what’s happening in our shut-in neighborhoods.
For a platform tennis championship, the players socially distanced by wearing gloves and not touching the same tennis balls. There was a trophy, but the winner didn’t take it home. But this was live sports, and ESPN streamed it.
Foreign players in the Korean Baseball Organization who went home during the peak of South Korea’s outbreak are self-isolating as the league aims to resume exhibitions later this month.
For nearly a decade, Russia and Qatar have been suspected of buying votes to win hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. On Monday, for the first time, the Department of Justice put things in black and white.
Public officials and sports leaders, worried events could wipe out gains made in the pandemic, are examining shortened seasons or not having them at all.
One of baseball’s finest hitters, he was also one of its best defensive outfielders, playing 22 seasons in Detroit. To Billy Martin, he was Mr. Perfection.
A record-breaking swimmer, he was credited with helping to prevent further rioting for his handling of the second trial of four police officers.
Citing coronavirus, men's professional golf organizers have made sweeping changes to the schedule, including canceling the 2020 British Open. The three other golf majors have been postponed.
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One high-profile sporting event remains on the schedule. And it’s not korfball or fistball.
The sport jostled its schedule on Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic and as this year’s British Open was canceled.
With sports leagues on hiatus due to the coronavirus, most athletes are still getting paid. But not all. Minor League Baseball players have no guaranteed pay when they're not playing regular season.
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Mirinda Carfrae was participating in a VR triathlon when her husband tripped over a power cord and yanked her out of second place. She promises not to get revenge during his VR race next week.
Sports betting was poised for a big moment. Then the coronavirus pandemic led to closed casinos and the cancellation of the N.C.A.A. basketball tournaments.
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the college basketball celebrity of 2018, has her own take on an N.C.A.A. tournament undone by calamity.
He played four seasons with the Cleveland Browns and seven with the Redskins, the last N.F.L. team of his time to integrate.
He was born without toes on his right foot, but spent 11 seasons in the N.F.L. and kicked 159 field goals. He died of complications of the coronavirus.
The sport’s drivers compete from home, the announcers call it like a real race, Fox Sports broadcasts it on TV and nobody gets hurt.
A cascade of postponements and cancellations upended the coverage that Times editors and reporters had planned. So they called a different play.
Baseball players face particularly tough choices after a decision to allow an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes whose seasons were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Los Angeles Laker legend, who died shockingly more than two months ago, headlined a star-studded 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class on Saturday that also includes Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.
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