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Security reminds fans to mask up before entering Sanford Stadium before the start of the Georgia-Tennessee NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

The Latest: Men's hoops back on the court at Purdue

Oct. 15, 2020 4:10 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Purdue men’s basketball team will hold its first official practice Thursday after workouts were paused briefly this week following two questionable COVID-19 tests. Athletic department officials issued a statement...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2020 file photo, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo sticks out his tongue during the Portugal against Sweden UEFA Nations League soccer match at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The Portuguese soccer federation says on Tuesday, Oct. 13 Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The federation says Ronaldo is doing well and has no symptoms. He has been dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday. (Janerik Henriksson/TT via AP, file)

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 13, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the latest international soccer star to test positive for the coronavirus. The Portuguese soccer federation said Tuesday that Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms after he tested positive while with his country's national team. He was in isolation and was dropped from the...

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris makes a save in front of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between France and Portugal at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Portugal, France lose perfect records; England beats Belgium

Oct. 11, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Portugal and France lost their perfect records in this season’s UEFA Nations League after playing out a 0-0 draw against each other on Sunday, and Belgium saw its 13-match unbeaten run ended by a 2-1 defeat against England. Two of the sport’s best forwards were kept quiet at a...

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter appears in front of the building of the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, on Tuesday, Sept.1, 2020, in Bern, Switzerland. Sepp Blatter and former UEFA president Michel Platini each face interrogation from the Swiss public prosecutor as part of the proceedings opened in 2015 over a payment of 2 million Swiss francs. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP)

Sepp Blatter questioned in FIFA investigation in Switzerland

Sep. 1, 2020 5:17 AM EDT

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter was questioned Tuesday by Swiss investigators about a $2 million payment he authorized in 2011 to then-UEFA president Michel Platini. Blatter was quizzed about suspected criminal mismanagement at FIFA one day after Platini spent about three hours...

Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott runs practice form the middle of the field with a mask on during the second day of training camp opened to the media at ADPRO Sports Training Center's outdoor field in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. P (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News via AP, Pool)

The Latest: Roma winger Carles PĂ©rez positive for virus

Aug. 27, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Spanish winger Carles Pérez is the second Roma player to test positive for the coronavirus as the team opens its training camp for Serie A. He joins goalkeeper Antonio Mirante. Pérez writes on Instagram that he feels...