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China forfeits Davis Cup tie in Romania due to virus

LONDON — China forfeited a Davis Cup tie on Tuesday because its men's tennis team cannot travel to Romania next month.

The International Tennis Federation cited increased restrictions in response to the current coronavirus outbreak‚ for the decision.

China was to play in Piatra Neamt, Romania, on March 6-7 in a World Group I playoff.

Raptors break record

TORONTO—Through 15 consecutive victories, the Toronto Raptors have proven fearless in the face of adversity, unfazed by countless injuries.

And they've made Canadian pro sports history in the process.

The Raptors roared to their 15th win in a row last night, beating the revamped Minnesota Timberwolves 137-126.

Jets use four-goal third period to win against the Blackhawks

WINNIPEG—Andrew Copp may have found his calling playing centre.

Moving from the wing to the middle due to injuries, the Winnipeg forward has been a force for the Winnipeg Jets lately.

Copp scored the go-ahead goal as part of a four-goal third period, and the Jets came from behind to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 last night.