Ivy League calls off winter sports as COVID-19 cases spike

The decision by the Ivy League Council of Presidents was unanimous. Spring sports will also be postponed through at least the end of February 2021.
By: | November 13, 2020

Ivy League schools have called off their winter sports seasons as the country deals with a record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases.

The decision by the Ivy League Council of Presidents was unanimous, the Ivy League said in a statement Thursday. Spring sports will also be postponed through at least the end of February 2021.

Fall sports were previously suspended in a decision announced in July.

“Student-athletes, their families and coaches are again being asked to make enormous sacrifices for the good of public health — and we do not make this decision lightly,” the Ivy League Council of Presidents said in the statement.

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