The Most current on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports worldwide:

Manchester City gamers Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have actually tested favorable for the coronavirus.

The players have actually not displayed any signs and remain in self-isolation.

City states “everyone at the club wants Riyad and Aymeric a fast recovery ahead of their return to training and the brand-new season.”

City starts its season versus Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sept. 21 after being given the opening weekend off following its involvement in the Champions League quarterfinals in August.

FILE – In this Sunday, May 31, 2020, alternatives to Borussia Dortmund, using face masks to safeguard versus coronavirus, look on from the stands throughout the German Bundesliga soccer match between SC Paderborn 07 and Borussia Dortmund at Benteler Arena in Paderborn, Germany. The German Bundesliga will keep five alternatives for the 2020-21 season due to the fact that of the coronavirus pandemic. The 36 clubs in the leading two German guys’s soccer leagues voted at a German Football League meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 to continue the rule for next season. (Lars Baron/Pool through AP, file).

The Thai badminton federation says it has withdrawn from the Thomas and Uber Cups after prominent players pulled out since of issues regarding COVID-19.

The federation says the lacks of former world champion Ratchanok Intanon, No. 3-ranked blended doubles pair Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai and others meant the nation couldn ´ t field a group in the Oct. 3-11 world teams occasion in Denmark.

Thailand badminton federation president Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul says “player safety and health has actually constantly been our top priority concern. We appreciate the gamers ´ decision.”.

The Badminton World Federation stated last month the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals would go ahead in Aarhus, Denmark, despite an overhaul of the competition calendar following the shuttering of international competition during the coronavirus pandemic.

The BWF said global participants would not be required to undergo quarantine upon arrival in Denmark provided they had a negative COVID-19 test and proper travel documents.

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