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MLS players ratify labour deal, finalise plan to resume season

12:12am IST

Major League Soccer (MLS) avoided a lockout after its players ratified a new labor agreement that paves the way for the milestone 25th season to resume in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-MLS players ratify labour deal, finalise plan to resume season

12:11am IST

June 3 Major League Soccer (MLS) avoided a lockout after its players ratified a new labor agreement that paves the way for the milestone 25th season to resume in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides said on Wednesday.

PGA Tour recommends competitors to take COVID-19 test before attending events

01 Jun 2020

While COVID-19 testing will be a condition of competition when the PGA Tour resumes next week, at-home tests before travelling to a tournament are "strongly encouraged" but not required, according to a participant resource guide issued on Monday.

Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

30 May 2020

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. | Video

Boston Marathon cancelled because of COVID-19

29 May 2020

The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled to be held in April and then postponed until September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been cancelled for the first time in its history, organisers said on Thursday.

World TeamTennis picked Greenbrier so fans could watch live tennis

28 May 2020

World TeamTennis said on Wednesday it had several options for where to stage its 2020 season but selecting the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia was an easy decision as it was the only site that could include fans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tennis-World TeamTennis picked Greenbrier so fans could watch live tennis

28 May 2020

May 27 World TeamTennis said on Wednesday it had several options for where to stage its 2020 season but selecting the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia was an easy decision as it was the only site that could include fans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

NHL-League unveils expanded playoff format if play resumes

27 May 2020

The National Hockey League will go straight into an expanded 24-team playoff format and all games will be held in two hub cities if action resumes this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-NHL-League unveils expanded playoff format if play resumes

27 May 2020

* Training camps likely won't open before mid July (Adds quotes, details and background)

NBA in talks to resume season at Disney World

24 May 2020

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company about restarting its suspended season at Disney World in Florida in late July after it was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the league said on Saturday.

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