Wuhan virus: S’pore Slingers taking precautions as they head to HK; safety first for other sports like table tennis too

Singapore Slingers' Marcus Ryan Elliott (right) in action against the Mono Vampire Basketball Club at the OCBC Arena in Singapore, on Jan 19, 2020. ST PHOTO: MARCELLIN LOPEZ
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SINGAPORE - It will be a surreal setting for the Singapore Slingers when they face home team Hong Kong Eastern at the Southorn Stadium on Friday (Jan 31) in the Asean Basketball League (ABL).

In light of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, the ABL has ordered for the game in Hong Kong, as well as Thursday's clash between Kuala Lumpur Dragons and Macau Black Bears at the The Venetian Macao, to be played behind closed doors.

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