Boston Marathon canceled for the first time in 124-year history, will be held virtually

For the first time in the event’s 124-year history, the Boston Marathon has been canceled. Instead, organizers announced that there will be a “virtual event” for participants. If participants can verify that they ran 26.2 miles on their own, they’ll receive a finisher’s medal much like they normally would. The Read more

Dutch Eredivisie has been canceled without a champion; Ajax denied league title despite slim first-place lead

The Dutch Eredivisie’s season has been cancelled due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. A conference call between the Dutch FA (KNVB) and clubs was held on Friday before the league was declared null and void, de Telegraaf reports. Official word came on Friday afternoon. No champion will be crowned and there Read more

USOPC could see pay cuts up to 20 percent, preparing for devastation of totally canceled Olympics

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to prepare for pay cuts up to 20 percent, according to a letter from CEO Sarah Hirshland that the Associated Press obtained Tuesday. The cuts, which range from 10 to 20 percent, have been described as “necessary to balance Read more