Jason Day, concerned over Zika, expresses doubts about Rio Games

June 3, 2016 7:12 PM

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DUBLIN, Ohio -- For the first time, Jason Day has publicly expressed doubts about playing in the Olympic golf tournament in Rio de Janeiro for fear of contracting the Zika virus.

Day, 28, the No. 1-ranked player in the world, has long spoke of his desire to compete in the Games and represent Australia, despite the reservations of others, including countryman Adam Scott, who pulled out due to scheduling issues.

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