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Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game three of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on June 26
Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the sports world.
Jun 26, 23:39
Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game three of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena
NBA reveals 16 positive coronavirus tests, confirms season restart for July 30
Play will resume on July 30 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
Jun 26, 20:48
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Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on June 4
Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the entertainment world.
Jun 4, 23:39
LeBron James in action for the Lakers on March 8, 2020
NBA approves 2019-20 restart for the end of July
Each of the 22 returning teams will play eight "seeding games" and will be combined with the regular-season results to complete the play-offs.
Jun 4, 21:43
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NBA referee Bill Kennedy comes out after Rajon Rondo abuse
NBA referee Bill Kennedy comes out after an alleged incident in which he suffered homophobic abuse from Sacramento Kings point guard Rajon Rondo.
Dec 15, 00:34
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
NBA commissioner Adam Silver pays tribute to retiring Kobe Bryant
NBA commissioner Adam Silver pays tribute to Kobe Bryant after the Los Angeles Lakers guard confirms that he will retire at the end of the season.
Nov 30, 02:23
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver: 'Expansion talk premature'
Adam Silver claims that talk of an NBA expansion in Europe is "premature" but he does believe that it could happen in the future.
Oct 8, 04:32
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver: Becky Hammon is a "pioneer" for women in sport
NBA commissioner Adam Silver praises the impact that San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon has had for women in sport after her first season in the league.
Aug 3, 22:55
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Sports Mole's NBA Mock Draft
Sports Mole predicts the outcome of the first round of this year's NBA Draft ahead of Thursday's ceremony in Brooklyn.
Jun 25, 08:06
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver "devastated" for Kyrie Irving
NBA commissioner Adam Silver admits that he is "devastated" to see Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving sidelined with a fractured kneecap.
Jun 6, 10:01
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver keen to reduce back-to-back games
NBA commissioner Adam Silver reveals that he wants to cut the number of times that teams have to play back-to-back games and four games in five nights next season.
Feb 15, 12:49
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver rules out NBA playoff format change until 2016
NBA commissioner Adam Silver insists that no change to the league's playoff format will happen before the 2016-17 season at the earliest.
Feb 13, 18:19
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver sees NBA All-Star game played overseas
NBA commissioner Adam Silver insists that the NBA All-Star Game could potentially be played overseas in the future.
Feb 12, 18:39
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Kyle Korver replaces injured Dwyane Wade in All-Star game
Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver is selected to replace the injured Dwyane Wade in Sunday's All-Star game.
Feb 11, 04:09
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver open to NBA playoff changes
NBA commissioner Adam Silver reveals that he is genuinely considering making changes to the current playoff format.
Feb 6, 17:58
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver wants Atlanta Hawks to stay put
NBA commissioner Adam Silver insists that the Atlanta Hawks will stay put as he has made his wishes clear to the market.
Jan 16, 18:59
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver eyes four European-based NBA franchises
NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes that the league could have four franchises based in Europe in the future ahead of the fifth match of the Global Games series.
Jan 15, 21:19
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Phil Jackson unimpressed with Adam Silver comments
New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson reveals that he was not impressed by Adam Silver's comments on the team's triangle offense.
Nov 11, 18:58
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver: 'We're learning from the NFL'
NBA commissioner Adam Silver reveals that the league is reviewing its domestic violence policy following a string of recent incidents involving NFL players.
Sep 24, 22:58
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Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson to sell NBA team over racist email
Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson announces that he will sell the team after self-reporting to the NBA that he sent a racist email in 2012.
Sep 8, 11:28
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Donald Sterling files new lawsuit against NBA and his wife
Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attempts to sue his wife Shelly, claiming that she has no rights to sell the team to businessman Steve Ballmer.
Jul 23, 20:27
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Isaiah Austin given NBA role after completing degree
NBA commissioner Adam Silver promises Isaiah Austin a full-time job after he finishes his degree after the player was ruled out from playing due to a serious illness.
Jul 23, 10:58
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver "moved" by LeBron James's Cleveland Cavaliers words
NBA commissioner Adam Silver feels that it is good for the league that LeBron James decided to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers after a four-year spell with the Miami Heat.
Jul 16, 21:39
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
NBA selects Isaiah Austin in special Draft pick
Adam Silver makes a special Draft selection for Isaiah Austin after the player abruptly ended his basketball career due to being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome.
Jun 27, 06:45
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver pleased focus is on NBA finals
NBA commissioner Adam Silver admits that he is pleased to see the finals dominating headlines this week.
Jun 7, 17:28
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Donald Sterling: 'I feel fabulous and ready to move on'
Suspended LA Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling says that he "feels very good" ahead of the sale of his team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Jun 4, 21:55
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
New York Knicks to play Milwaukee Bucks in London
The New York Knicks will play the Milwaukee Bucks at The O2 in London during the 2014-15 NBA season.
May 30, 09:03
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Adam Silver: 'NBA right to remove Donald Sterling'
NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes that the league is "doing the right thing" by attempting to force disgraced owner Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers.
May 21, 10:02
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Richard Sherman doubts ban for Donald Sterling if in NFL
Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman believes that the NFL wouldn't stand up to racism like the NBA.
May 8, 21:39
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Senate Harry Reid calls for NFL to follow NBA's lead on race issues
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid thinks that the NFL could learn from the NBA in battles against racism.
Apr 30, 23:02
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Oprah Winfrey interested in Los Angeles Clippers purchase
Talkshow host Oprah Winfrey reveals that she is interested in making a bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers.
Apr 30, 19:40
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Girlfriend of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling 'upset by ban'
The girlfriend of disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is "saddened" by the businessman's lifetime ban for racist comments, according to her lawyer.
Apr 30, 11:56
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Magic Johnson pleased with ban for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling
Basketball legend Magic Johnson says that he is pleased with the NBA's decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life following racist comments.
Apr 30, 11:37
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Doc Rivers: Los Angeles Clippers want to "move forward"
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says that the team can "move forward" following owner Donald Sterling's lifetime ban for making racist comments.
Apr 30, 09:54
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Report: Donald Sterling won't sell Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling reportedly says that the team is not for sale, despite being handed a lifetime ban by the NBA.
Apr 30, 09:29
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Oscar de la Hoya hints at buying Los Angeles Clippers
Boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya hints at teaming with Floyd Mayweather Jr to buy the Los Angeles Clippers.
Apr 30, 08:49
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
NBA players welcome Donald Sterling ban
NBA players use Twitter to voice their support for the lifetime ban given to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling following a racism scandal.
Apr 29, 22:29
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life
Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned from the NBA for life and fined $2.5m (£1.5m) for his alleged racist comments.
Apr 29, 19:18
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson calls for Donald Sterling ban
Former NBA star and Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson calls for the NBA to suspend Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling indefinitely.
Apr 29, 15:44
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Magic Johnson: 'I don't want to buy Los Angeles Clippers'
Magic Johnson insists that he is not interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers amid the Donald Sterling racism scandal.
Apr 29, 14:06

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina24141351
United StatesUnited States20231659
JapanJapan175931
AustraliaAustralia1431431
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia12191344
Great BritainGreat Britain10101232
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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