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New Zealand pulls out of Olympic basketball qualifiers

Basketball Feb 26, 2021

New Zealand pulls out of Olympic basketball qualifiers

New Zealand's men's basketball team has withdrawn from Olympic qualifiers in Serbia due to costs associated with COVID-19 protocols and international travel, the country's governing body (BBNZ) said on Friday. New Zealand has also pulled out of the FIBA 3x3 Olympic qualifying event in Austria. BBNZ ...

MLB fan attendance plans not universal to start 2021 season

MLB Feb 26, 2021

MLB fan attendance plans not universal to start 2021 season

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has approved a plan to allow 30% capacity at home games for the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians to begin the 2021 season. Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati (12,695 maximum capacity) and Progressive Field in Cleveland (10,512) will be allowed to ...

Tiger Woods transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment

Golf Feb 26, 2021

Tiger Woods transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment

Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been transferred to a Los Angeles medical facility for further treatment, according to a statement Thursday from the hospital where he underwent surgery for serious leg injuries after his car crash. "Mr. Tiger Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ...

Atsushi Miyagi, 1955 U.S. Open doubles champion, dies at 89

Tennis Feb 26, 2021

Atsushi Miyagi, 1955 U.S. Open doubles champion, dies at 89

Atsushi Miyagi, who won the 1955 U.S. Open doubles championship, died of bladder cancer on Wednesday at an assisted living facility in Tokyo. He was 89. The 1955 title, with compatriot Kosei Kamo, remains the only Grand Slam tournament championship won by Japanese men since ...

Libya cleared to host international soccer games after ban lifted

Soccer Feb 26, 2021

Libya cleared to host international soccer games after ban lifted

A decade-long ban on international soccer matches being played in Libya has been lifted, the country’s soccer federation said on Thursday. The decision comes less than a month after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) sent a delegation to inspect facilities and the security situation ...