The Latest: UEFA cancels men's soccer under-19 Euros
___The Italian swim team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics are in crisis with 10 more athletes testing positive for the novel coronavirus. Olympic champion Federica Pellegrini was already at home in isolation after testing positive last week. The federation says all of the swimmers are asymptomatic and that no staff members have tested positive. ___The Mountain West football game between New Mexico and Colorado State has been canceled due to COVID-19. Overall contenders Simon Yates and Steven Kruijswijk had already been withdrawn from the race after testing positive.
The Latest: Champions Hockey League cancels upcoming season
The Champions Hockey League was due to begin next month in an already-shortened format with a knockout bracket and no round-robin. ___Senegal’s friendly soccer match against Mauritania has been canceled after eight members of the Mauritanian delegation tested positive for COVID-19. It says the results showed eight positive tests among the Mauritanian delegation. ___Slovakia coach Pavel Hapal has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss the Nations League game against Israel on Wednesday. Two players, Milan Skriniar and Jaroslav Mihalik, and a staff member tested positive before Sunday’s Nations League against Scotland that Slovakia lost in Glasgow 1-0.
Tour de France: Alaphilippe extends lead as Frenchmen shine in Pyrenees
Julian Alaphilippe of France competes in the Cycling Road Men's Individual Time Trial on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Pontal on Aug.10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)(CNN) - Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe? Alaphilippe was a mere six seconds behind in second for the stage, while Thomas, of Wales, had to settle for eighth, 36 seconds adrift. Alaphilippe had solidified his hold on the yellow jersey with a time-trial win Friday that boosted his advantage to one minute, 36 seconds over Thomas. Sunday's 15th stage from Limoux to Foix Prat d'Albis is another draining mountain climb and even longer at 185 kilometers (115 miles).