The Latest: Torino says 2 players positive for virus

first_imgThe Serie A club has not revealed their names but says both players are asymptomatic and are currently self-isolating.The positive cases were discovered from tests carried out before starting pre-season training.Torino says three other players who were in close contact with the duo in the past few days will be subject to further testing.Five other Serie A players have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past two days.___ The Latest: Torino says 2 players positive for virus Six UConn football players have tested positive for the new coronavirus, leading the school to suspend all team activities on Thursday. UConn canceled its football season this month, but the team still had been practicing on Tuesdays and Thursdays and doing weight training on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The school said other athletes who were in contact with the six players also have been placed in quarantine. It was not immediately clear if any of the infected football players were reflected in the 11 positive tests the university reported Wednesday among the entire student body.___West Virginia’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 12. will be held without fans because of the pandemic. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Torino says two players have tested positive for COVID-19. Associated Press ___Napoli says forward Andrea Petagna has tested positive for COVID-19.Petagna is asymptomatic and had the test after his brother tested positive.Napoli signed Petagna from Spal in January but he remained on loan at the rival Serie A club until the end of the season.Roma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante said Wednesday that he has the coronavirus and Cagliari announced that three other players had also tested positive. August 20, 2020 Athletic director Shane Lyons said Thursday the goal is “to have fans at Milan Puskar Stadium this season, but right now that is not possible.”The school said in a statement only essential game operations personnel and families of the players and football staff will be allowed to attend.West Virginia’s Big 12 home opener is Oct. 3 against Baylor.In-person classes at West Virginia start Aug. 26 for freshmen, graduate and some professional students, while upperclassmen will start classwork online. Masks must be worn on campus.The Big 12, Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference are among six Football Bowl Subdivision leagues proceeding with plans to play this fall. The Big Ten and Pac-12 abandoned their fall season. ___More AP sports: and