FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, coach Dawn Staley talks with players and assistant coaches during a practice for the U.S. women's basketball team in Seattle. Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, she’ll hold a Zoom conference call with players who are vying for a spot on the roster in 2021, if the postponed Olympics are held next year.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Los Angeles 2028 organizers in Beverly Hills, Calif. The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is signaling willingness to challenge longstanding IOC rules restricting protests at the Olympics, while also facing backlash from some of its own athletes for moves viewed by some as not being driven by sufficient athlete input.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

US Olympic leaders eye change on protests amid wary athletes

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Noah Lyles, of the United States, leads the team to gold in the men's 4x100 meter relay final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Lyles is spending his time these days trying to process what's happening in his country — a land riven with protests, pain and questions in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, FIle)

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List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic


Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022.


List 3/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic


Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, from Feb. 20-23: China team withdrew.

List 2/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic


African Olympic canoe slalom qualifier in Basel, Switzerland from March 14-15 canceled.

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic


Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled.