The Latest: West Indies coach Simmons mixes with team again

first_img July 2, 2020 The Latest: West Indies coach Simmons mixes with team again The statement says both had no symptoms and that they were in self-isolation in the Serbian capital since testing positive 10 days ago.Djokovic was the fourth player to come down with the virus after participating in matches held in Belgrade and Zadar, Croatia. The others were three-time Grand Slam semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki.___Swiss soccer club St. Gallen says a player tested positive for coronavirus after visiting family in Serbia.The Swiss league leaders say they allowed Boris Babić to make the two-week trip while recovering from a serious knee injury. The All England Club says it will donate 200 portions of strawberries to workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic every day.The club says more than 26,000 strawberries that would have been used for Wimbledon are being prepared by staff for delivery.Wimbledon says it is a “small gesture of appreciation for the dedicated service of the NHS during what would have been The Championships Fortnight.”Wimbledon was canceled this year for the first time since World War II because of the pandemic. The tournament had been scheduled to start on Monday.The link between Wimbledon and strawberries is muddy but the main theory has to do with timing. Strawberry season in Britain just happens to coincide with the tennis tournament. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___West Indies cricket coach Phil Simmons has mixed with his squad again in Manchester after passing his latest test for the coronavirus. Simmons returned from his father-in-law’s funeral last week and had been self-isolating in his hotel room at Old Trafford.He had been watching the team’s intrasquad match from his balcony but was allowed to interact with his players after passing a third consecutive virus test.The first test against England starts on Wednesday.___The cancellation of the Wimbledon tennis tournament has led to a “berry” big boon for health care workers in London. Cream is optional.___Novak Djokovic says he and his wife have now tested negative for the coronavirus.The top-ranked player tested positive for the virus after playing in an exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the pandemic.His media team says “Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena are negative for COVID-19. That was shown by the results of the PCR tests that both had in Belgrade.” Associated Press The 22-year-old forward tested positive upon his return. The club says he does not have symptoms and is in self-quarantine.St. Gallen says Babić has not had contact with his teammates.Attention on Serbia’s rising number of coronavirus cases followed Novak Djokovic and three other tennis players testing positive at a tournament he organized in Serbia and Croatia last month.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

Barn fire victims identified

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich.– Two bodies were discovered at the scene of Thursday’s fire in Alpena. The victims have been identified as 60 year old James Anthony Polluch of Stanwood, and 58 year–old Michael Phillip Polluch of Alpena.The Michigan State Police and Alpena Township Fire Department responded to a call on Long Lake Road around 1:15 Friday afternoon. When they arrived, they found an old barn house on the property engulfed in flames.Once the blaze was put out, first responders found the bodies of two people in the building. State Police Lieutenant Derrick Carroll said it’s likely that the victims were already dead by the time help arrived. The Accelerant k–9 unit is investigating the scene to find the cause of the fireAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center welcomes new commanderNext Second Chance Animal Shelter sees successful “Adopt-A-Thon”last_img read more