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ACC adds forfeiture element to virus-related cancellations

Aug. 19, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference announced an updated COVID-19 rescheduling policy on Thursday that means teams unable to play scheduled games because of pandemic-related protocols on its roster will be forced to forfeit. The policy will affect...

Guidelines offered for return to fall sports in Connecticut

Aug. 12, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The organization that oversees high school sports in Connecticut released guidelines Thursday for holding a fall season as the pandemic continues. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference is asking that athletes wear masks while...

Olympic Latest: Canada wins 1st gold in women's soccer

Aug. 06, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Canada won its first Olympic gold medal in women’s...

Village life: Djokovic relishing the Olympic experience

Jul. 28, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — There he is doing the splits with the Belgian gymnastics team. Offering mental strength advice to Turkey’s volleyballers. Screaming wildly with a roomful of teammates when a fellow Serb wins gold in taekwondo. Posing for pictures with South African field hockey players —...

NCAA's Emmert: It is time to decentralize college sports

Jul. 15, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday the time is right to consider a decentralized and deregulated version of college sports, shifting power to conferences and campuses and reconsidering how schools are aligned. Emmert said the recent Supreme Court ruling against the...