No spitting, no fans: baseball restarts S. Korea's sports season

Seoul (AFP) – South Korea’s professional sport returned to action after the coronavirus shutdown with the opening of a new baseball season Tuesday, while football and golf will soon follow suit in a ray of hope for suspended competitions worldwide.Friday will see the delayed start of football’s K-League, and next week some of golf’s leading women players will tee up in a domestic tournament as South Korea becomes a rare hotspot for live sport.Fans were not allowed in when any of Tuesday’s five opening Korean Baseball Organisation (KBO) matches saw the first pitches thrown, a marked contrast fr…

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