The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
The Calgary Flames have had one player test positive for COVID-19 and called off their morning skate due to the test.
The club said in a statement the player was in isolation and other players and staff members had tested negative for the coronavirus.
Montreal was prepared to play at Calgary on Friday night despite the positive test, and the Canadiens are familiar with schedule disruptions caused by the pandemic. Four of their games in March were rescheduled because one team member tested positive for a variant and another player was a close contact.
Calgary’s situation comes a few days after the Vancouver Canucks resumed play after an outbreak and long layoff. Twenty-one Vancouver players and four members of the coaching staff were affected.
COVID-19 has forced the rescheduling of 52 NHL games so far this season.
The Baltimore Orioles and the Maryland Department of Health are going to offer spectators free COVID-19 testing during the AL East team’s home games.
The Oriole Park at Camden Yards test site will be available from when the stadium’s gates open to fans until the eighth inning or 2½ hours after the game’s first pitch, whichever comes first. Testing is not required to get into the ballpark.
The team says results usually will be available within 24 to 48 hours via text, email or a phone call.
The NCAA will allow up to 50% capacity at venues for 2021 outdoor spring championships and Division I fall championships being held this spring.
The new policy was based on recommendations from the NCAA COVID-19 medical advisory group.
The policy will begin Wednesday with the Division I men’s and women’s soccer…