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NCAA men’s, women’s basketball tournaments closed to fans due to coronavirus

NCAA men’s, women’s basketball tournaments closed to fans due to coronavirus

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March 11 (UPI) -- The NCAA announced Wednesday the men's and women's basketball tournaments will take place without fans in attendance because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement the unprecedented decision was made after consulting with public health officials and the NCAA COVID-19 advisory panel in an effort to slow the spread of the disease, which has infected more than 1,000 people across the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. "The NCAA continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health officials and our COVID-19 advisory panel," Emmert said Wednesday. "Based on their advice and my discussions with the NCAA Board of Governors, I have made the decision to conduct our upcoming championship events, inclu...
Women’s T20 World Cup final: Australia beat India at MCG

Women’s T20 World Cup final: Australia beat India at MCG

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Women's T20 World Cup final, Melbourne Cricket GroundAustralia 184-5 (20 overs): Mooney 78*, Healy 75, Sharma 2-38India 99 all out (19.1 overs): Sharma 33, Schutt 4-18, Jonassen 3-20Australia won by 85 runs ScorecardAustralia demolished India by 85 runs to win their fifth Women's T20 World Cup title in front of a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground.It was a near-perfect evening for the hosts, who posted 184-4 after a brutal 75 from Alyssa Healy and opener Beth Mooney's unbeaten 78.An overawed India slid to 18-3, with teenage star Shafali Ver...
Women’s Six Nations: Scotland v France postponed after home player tests positive for coronavirus

Women’s Six Nations: Scotland v France postponed after home player tests positive for coronavirus

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Scotland Women's Six Nations match with France at Glasgow's Scotstoun Stadium on Saturday has been postponed after a home player contracted coronavirus.The player is being treated in "a healthcare facility but is otherwise well", says Scottish Rugby, while seven members of the Scotland playing and management staff are in self-isolation.Scotland men v France at Murrayfield on Sunday "continues as scheduled". Scotland women's last game, in Italy, was called off over coronavirus fears.The squad were in Italy when that match, which was due to take place in Legnano, north-west Milan, was cancelled hours before kick-off on 23 February.Dr James Robson, Scottish Rugby's chief medical officer, said: "...
WIN! Tickets to see Everton in the Premier League and Barclays FA Women’s Super League, thanks to Barclays!

WIN! Tickets to see Everton in the Premier League and Barclays FA Women’s Super League, thanks to Barclays!

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Women’s T20 World Cup: Heather Knight hits century as England crush Thailand

Women’s T20 World Cup: Heather Knight hits century as England crush Thailand

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Women's T20 World Cup, Group B, Canberra:England 176-2 (20 overs): Knight 108*, Sciver 59*Thailand 78-7 (20 overs): Chantam 32, Shrubsole 3-21England won by 98 runsScorecard and tablesCaptain Heather Knight hit her first Twenty20 international century as England crushed Thailand by 98 runs in the Women's T20 World Cup at Canberra.Knight's unbeaten 108 from 66 balls, and Natalie Sciver's 59 not out, helped England recover from a dreadful start that saw them fall to 7-2.Knight and Sciver's unbroken 169-run stand - the highest partnership i...