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"Keep your distance" is written on the scoreboard above the empty stands during the German Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen, at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. (Jan Woitas/dpa via AP)

Germany slashes sports attendance to maximum 15,000

BERLIN (AP) — German politicians agreed on Thursday to slash the maximum attendance at outdoor sports events to 15,000 people, though some states still plan to have empty stadi

Figure skating Grand Prix Final canceled over travel rules

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The figure skating Grand Prix Final next week has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic for the second season in a row.

FILE - United States' Ted Ligety reacts after his run during a men's World Cup giant slalom skiing race Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Beaver Creek, Colo. Ted Ligety hasn't given a return to ski racing even a moment of consideration. The persistent numbness in his foot deflects any would-be thoughts of stepping out of retirement. Still, the two-time Olympic champion will be heading to the Beijing Games — as an analyst for NBC.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Retired Ted Ligety finds path to Beijing Olympics as analyst


Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai reacts during a tennis match in Beijing, China on Oct. 6, 2009. When Peng disappeared from public view this month after accusing a senior Chinese politician of sexual assault, it caused an international uproar. But back in China, Peng is just one of several people, activists and accusers alike, who have been hustled out of view, charged with crimes or trolled and silenced online for speaking out about the harassment, violence and discrimination women face every day. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Women's tennis tour suspends China events over Peng concerns

The head of the women’s professional tennis tour announced Wednesday that all WTA tournaments would be suspended in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a