Sports at a glance
Johnson out of CJ Cup
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Dustin Johnson became the most prominent player since golf resumed in June to test positive for the coronavirus, the result forcing him to withdraw from the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek on Tuesday.
The PGA Tour said in a statement that Johnson notified officials he was experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and was given another test that came back positive.
Johnson is the No. 1 player in the world and the reigning PGA Tour player of the year after winning the FedEx Cup for the first time. He has not played since he tied for sixth at the U.S. Open last month.
Ronaldo hit with COVID-19
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the latest international soccer star to test positive for the coronavirus.
The Portuguese soccer federation said Tuesday that Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms after he tested positive while with his country’s national team.
He was in isolation and was dropped from the country’s Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday in Lisbon.
The Portuguese federation said Ronaldo’s result prompted another round of tests for the rest of the national squad. It said everyone else in the team tested negative.
n Meghan Duggan, the 2018 Olympic gold medal-winning hockey captain, retired Tuesday after a career in which she was at the forefront of the U.S. women’s players boycott over wages and equitable support that led to a new contract and a brighter spotlight on the sport. Duggan’s resume includes that title in Pyeongchang in her final international tournament and seven consecutive world championship gold medals.
The Associated Press