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Tokyo to hold gymnastics meet featuring foreign teams

Tokyo is planning to hold an international gymnastics meet next month that will exempt non-Japanese athletes from a 14-day quarantine period, an approach that might foreshadow planning for next year’s postponed Olympics.

The Japanese Gymnastics Association announced the meet will feature athletes from the United States, Russia, China and Japan.

Former FSU coach Bowden tests positive

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has tested positive for the coronavirus and was home Monday monitoring his symptoms.

Family friend and Bowden's former publicist Kim Shiff said the 90-year-old Hall of Fame coach had been hospitalized for about two weeks, being treated for an infection after having a procedure to remove a skin cancer from his leg.

Emotional Suarez says it was tough to accept Barca departure

MADRID - Luis Suarez was emotional when he was introduced by Barcelona six years ago, and again on Thursday when he had to say goodbye after being told he wasn't wanted by the club anymore.

The Uruguayan striker, who has joined Atletico Madrid, couldn't hold back tears as he bid farewell and said he will always be grateful despite being told to leave.

Romney OKs voting on court nominee, all but assures approval

WASHINGTON–Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Tuesday he supports voting to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, all but ensuring President Donald Trump has the backing needed to push the nomination over Democratic objections that it’s too close to the November election.

Romney issued a statement saying he would support moving forward.

High-scoring Jaguars are efficient, creative, entertaining

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It's been a while since anyone could honestly say this about the Jacksonville Jaguars: They're fun to watch on offence.

The Jaguars (1-1) are off to their best two-game start on that side off the ball in two decades, scoring a combined 57 points against division rivals Indianapolis and Tennessee.