Top US college sports leagues halt autumn season

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Top US college sports leagues halt autumn season


A match between American football college teams Rutgers Scarlet Knights (players in white and red) and Penn State Nittany Lions. Photo: November 2019

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Big Ten includes teams like Rutgers Scarlet Knights (pictured in white and red) and Penn State Nittany Lions

Two of the biggest college sports conferences in the US have voted to postpone all games scheduled for autumn because of coronavirus fears.

Big Ten and Pac-12 include several powerhouse teams in the world of college American football.

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said “there was too much uncertainty regarding potential medical risks to allow our student-athletes to compete”.

Mr Warren added he hoped sports

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