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League says players should expect daily COVID-19 testing if play resumes

1:57am BST

NEW YORK National Hockey League (NHL) players can expect daily COVID-19 testing if a proposed 24-team playoff competition is able to go forward this year, league officials said.

Uncertainty over players' return as clubs begin to reopen

20 May 2020

NEW YORK NFL team facilities began to reopen for non-player staff on Tuesday, though the league's chief medical officer told reporters it remains unclear when players could return.

McIlroy, Johnson triumph as charity match offers 'normalcy'

18 May 2020

NEW YORK A tie-break win for world number one Rory McIlroy and teammate Dustin Johnson at the Driving Relief two-on-two charity skins match Sunday injected suspense to a course absent of fans and applause in the COVID-19 era.

New York to reopen auto, horse racing tracks without fans

17 May 2020

NEW YORK New York's Watkins Glen International auto race circuit and several horse racing tracks in the state can reopen without fans from June 1, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Sport-New York to reopen auto, horse racing tracks without fans

17 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 16 New York's Watkins Glen International auto race circuit and several horse racing tracks in the state can reopen without fans from June 1, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.

MLB - League proposes rigorous testing among guidelines for return

16 May 2020

NEW YORK Players may have to skip the showers and spitting will not be allowed under guidelines proposed by Major League Baseball to bring America's pastime back during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sport-New York to reopen auto, horse racing tracks without fans

16 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 16 New York's Watkins Glen International auto race circuit and several horse racing tracks in the state can reopen without fans from June 1, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.

NFL: League to outline plan to improve racial diversity in coaching, manager roles - source

15 May 2020

NEW YORK The NFL is expected to present new rules to team owners that will provide incentives to hire racially diverse candidates for coaching and general manager positions, including better draft positions, a source familiar with the plan said on Friday.

Golf: 'A big responsibility' - Charity match aims to set standard amid pandemic

14 May 2020

NEW YORK Televised golf returns in the United States on Sunday with caddies barred from the course and a barrage of screening measures plus organisational changes to ensure the players observe social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Golf: Players travelling to U.S. must be quarantined

13 May 2020

NEW YORK PGA Tour players living outside the U.S. must undergo a quarantine period before playing tournaments, which are due to restart next month amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Tour said on Wednesday.

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