Rory McIlroy Cites Zika for Olympic Withdrawal

Rory McIlroy became the most well-known athlete in the world to withdraw from the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, citing fears of the Zika virus for his decision. "After much thought and deliberation, I have decided to withdraw my name from consideration for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro," McIlroy said … Continue reading Rory McIlroy Cites Zika for Olympic Withdrawal

Zika Virus Has No. 1 Day Wary of Olympics

It's not the competition, the course, nor the interruption in his normal schedule that has Jason Day reconsidering competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, it's the Zika virus. Day told reporters at The Memorial that he has been reconsidering his attendance in the event after reading a news report about Detroit Tigers pitcher Francisco Rodriguez … Continue reading Zika Virus Has No. 1 Day Wary of Olympics