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NHL-VIRUS OUTBREAK

NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

UNDATED (AP) — The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

Training camps would open July 13 and games would resume Aug. 1 if approved by the league’s board of governors and players’ executive committee and full membership.

The NHL is going straight to the playoffs with 24 teams resuming play. Those teams will travel to one of two “hub” cities July 26. A person with direct

The Latest: Bulgarian club finds 16 positive virus cases

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Sixteen players and officials from Bulgarian soccer club Cherno More have tested positive for coronavirus.

The club from the Black Sea town of Varna says 12 players are among the positive cases and adds “all players who tested positive are quarantined and we have taken the necessary precautions.”

Cherno More played a league game against Tsarsko Selo in Sofia on Thursday. The laboratory that conducted pre-match tests admitted the following day that it had not announced that one of the players on the team

The Latest: Austrian soccer to investigate club testing

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The Austrian soccer league has started an investigation into the coronavirus testing procedures of all 16 second-division teams after three players from one club tested positive over the weekend.

The league says each club must provide receipts and test results to prove that all players have been tested on a weekly basis since play resumed on June 5 after a 12-week break.

The investigation comes after last-place Kapfenberger SV apparently breached the anti-coronavirus rules by failing to structurally test

The Latest: 2 more badminton tournaments canceled

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Two more badminton tournaments have been canceled in the revamped calendar because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The China Masters in Lingshui was canceled after already being moved from February to May and then to August.

It was to be the first comeback event but that’s now expected to be the Chinese Taipei Open in Taipei from Sept. 1-6.

The Dutch Open in Almere in October was also put off for this year.

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Update on the latest sports

NHL-VIRUS OUTBREAK

NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

UNDATED (AP) — The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

Training camps would open July 13 and games would resume Aug. 1 if approved by the league’s board of governors and players’ executive committee and full membership.

The NHL is going straight to the playoffs with 24 teams resuming play. Those teams will travel to one of two “hub” cities July 26. A person with direct

Update on the latest sports

NHL-VIRUS OUTBREAK

NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

UNDATED (AP) — The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

Training camps would open July 13 and games would resume Aug. 1 if approved by the league’s board of governors and players’ executive committee and full membership.

The NHL is going straight to the playoffs with 24 teams resuming play. Those teams will travel to one of two “hub” cities July 26. A person with direct

Update on the latest sports

NHL-VIRUS OUTBREAK

NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

UNDATED (AP) — The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

Training camps would open July 13 and games would resume Aug. 1 if approved by the league’s board of governors and players’ executive committee and full membership.

The NHL is going straight to the playoffs with 24 teams resuming play. Those teams will travel to one of two “hub” cities July 26. A person with direct

Update on the latest sports

NHL-VIRUS OUTBREAK

NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

UNDATED (AP) — The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

The CBA deal, coupled with both sides’ agreement on protocols for training camps and games, paves the way for hockey to resume in less than a month. Training camps would open next Monday, July 13, and games would resume Aug. 1 if the league’s board of governors, players’ executive committee and full membership

The Latest: Diamondbacks OF Kole Calhoun tests positive

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Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo says outfielder Kole Calhoun has tested positive for COVID-19.

Lovullo added that Calhoun is asymptomatic and feels good. The 32-year-old Calhoun signed a $16 million, two-year deal in the offseason after playing his first eight seasons with the Los Angeles Angels.

He hit a career-high 33 homers last season and is expected to bat in the middle of Arizona’s lineup in 2020.

The Diamondbacks have revealed three players on the 40-man roster who tested positive for

Update on the latest sports

NHL-VIRUS OUTBREAK

NHL, players’ union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

UNDATED (AP) — The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

The CBA deal, coupled with both sides’ agreement on protocols for training camps and games, paves the way for hockey to resume in less than a month. Training camps would open next Monday, July 13, and games would resume Aug. 1 if the league’s board of governors, players’ executive committee and full membership