Basketball: Ukraine's Oleksiy Len diagnosed with Covid-19

Source : 112 Ukraine

He has immediately entered self-isolation
12:41, 25 June 2020

A Ukrainian basketball player Oleksiy Len
Sactown Royalty

Oleksiy Len, a basketball player for Sacramento Kings, has passed a positive test for COVID-19. This was reported by

Len’s teammate Jabari Parker has also been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection.

"I want to thank the Sacramento Kings for their great care and the NBA for putting the protocols in place to allow me to catch this early. I have immediately entered isolation and look forward to being cleared and rejoining my teammates for our playoff push," Len stated.

Parker stated that he was progressing in his recovery and feeling well.

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"I look forward to joining my teammates in Orlando as we return to the court for the resumption of the NBA season," he noted.

As we reported earlier, WBC light heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-1, 14 KOs) has retired from professional boxing at the age of 33.

"He is a very smart guy, so he thinks it is going to be inconvenient for him to do that kind of business and box at the same time. So he needs to give himself 100% to boxing or business. So he decided to do that," Egis Klimas, Gvozdyk's manager, stated.

Related: FC Vorskla beats FK Mariupol, gets to final of Ukrainian Cup

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