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