The Newest on the results of the coronavirus outbreak on sports activities around the globe:
Tennis Canada has postponed three Challenger professional occasions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The group introduced Friday that the Calgary, Alberta, and Drummondville, Quebec, Nationwide Financial institution Challenger males’s occasions and the Fredericton, New Brunswick, ladies’s occasion are off the schedule.
The Calgary occasion was scheduled for February; Fredericton and Drummondville had been slated for March.
Challenger occasions provide alternatives for professionals who can’t get into tour-level occasions.
Toronto FC will play earlier than followers at its Nov. 1 sport towards Inter Miami CF in East Hartford, Connecticut.
The MLS membership stated Friday it has the inexperienced mild from native authorities to have as much as 5,000 spectators on the 38,000-seat Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Area, which is Toronto’s residence away in the course of the pandemic.
“Our gamers really feel the help already and having some followers will make it even higher,” Toronto President Invoice Manning stated in an announcement.
League-leading Toronto (11-2-5) hosts Atlanta United (5-9-4) on Sunday in East Hartford.
Toronto has performed earlier than followers simply twice in 17 video games because the league halted play March 12. These video games had been in Montreal, the place native authorities allowed 250 followers into Saputo Stadium.
The Carolina Panthers have positioned guard/heart Tyler Larsen on the reserve/COVID-19 record, 5 days after he performed towards the Atlanta Falcons.
Falcons defensive deal with Marlon Davidson was positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 record on Tuesday after Carolina defeated Atlanta 23-16. Larsen didn’t begin for the Panthers in that sport, however did see motion as a reserve.
The Panthers nonetheless practiced on Friday in preparation for Sunday’s residence sport towards the Bears.
The Arizona Division of Well being Providers is allowing the NFL’s Cardinals to host a crowd of as much as 1,200 folks for the staff’s subsequent residence sport towards the Seahawks on Oct. 25.
The Cardinals had roughly 750 folks within the stands for his or her sport towards the Lions on Sept. 27. That group was restricted to workers, members of the family and buddies and was a take a look at for State Farm Stadium’s COVID-19 protocols.
Seats for the Seahawks sport might be accessible to these with season tickets based mostly on order of account seniority. Masks are obligatory. There might be 600 seats accessible on each the west and east sides of the stadium and unfold out in pods of two.
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