The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The towel that Kobe Bryant wore over his shoulders during his farewell speech after his final National Basketball League game has fetched R600 000 at auction.
Imagine a Masters with fall foliage instead of spring flowers, an NBA Finals just weeks before the usual pre-season training camps.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended the league's swift testing of players for coronavirus as the vast majority of Americans face long waits to be tested.
Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert apologised for potentially exposing people to the coronavirus, a day after news of his infection prompted the NBA to suspend the season.
Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell has tested positive for the coronavirus, hours after team-mate Rudy Gobert was the first NBA player to test positive for the virus.
Real Madrid's players and staff went into quarantine and the NBA halted games indefinitely as the coronavirus pandemic rocked world sport.
A landmark Olympic basketball qualifying tournament in India and a bid to establish top cricket in Nepal have become the latest victims of the coronavirus epidemic.
A tearful Michael Jordan on Monday remembered his "little brother" Kobe Bryant at a star-filled memorial in Los Angeles.
Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend killed last month in a helicopter crash, was among eight finalists named for 2020 induction to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried last week near their family home in Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony, according to death certificates.
Fred “Curly” Neal, whose trademark shaved head and dazzling dribbling skills delighted audiences of the Harlem Globetrotters, has died.
Two members of the LA Lakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus as the Phily 76ers also confirmed that three of their players had contracted the disease.
Kevin Durant is reportedly among four Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the new coronavirus and are in isolation.
A quick look at major cancellations and changes in North American sport as coronavirus concerns intensify in the United States.
NBA superstars LeBron James and Stephen Curry say the league needs to cancel 2020 after the year of Kobe Bryant's tragic death also saw the season shut down.
Sport across the United States and Canada was gripped by coronavirus fears on Wednesday, with the NBA suspending its season.
Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a lawsuit against the operators of the helicopter that crashed, killing the NBA icon and eight others.
Kawhi Leonard stole the show on the floor and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson took centre stage in an emotional pre-game ceremony.
Rapper Snoop Dogg has apologised for an obscenity-laced tirade in which he appeared to threaten a CBS news anchor over an interview about late NBA star Kobe Bryant.
The president of CBS News on Sunday denounced as "reprehensible" a comment by famed rapper Snoop Dogg that appeared to threaten a news anchor.
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