The Newest on the results of the coronavirus outbreak on sports activities world wide:
The Canadian spherical of determine skating’s Grand Prix has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Skate Canada was scheduled for Oct. 30-31 in Ottawa however the Worldwide Skating Union says the competitors is “now not viable.”
The ISU final month postponed the Grand Prix Finals in Beijing from its December dates and has but to set a brand new date for a contest which is often a spotlight of the skating calendar. The finals had been to be a check occasion for the 2022 Olympics.
The ISU has additionally mandated that Grand Prix occasions be restricted to skaters coaching in or close to the host nation to chop down on worldwide journey and quarantine necessities.
The five-round Grand Prix season is because of start with Skate America in Las Vegas from Oct. 23-25 with out spectators.
High-seeded Fabio Fognini has withdrawn from the Sardinia Open after testing constructive for coronavirus.
Fognini was scheduled to play Roberto Carballes Baena within the second spherical of the clay court docket match. The Italian had been given a bye however performed a doubles match on Tuesday with Lorenzo Musetti.
The Italian tennis federation says all of the individuals Fognini got here into direct contact with have been positioned in isolation and have undergone new checks.
Fortunate loser Danilo Petrović will exchange Fognini.
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