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2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had ...

James Corden’s Homefest: Star speaks of ‘anxiety and sadness’ over coronavirus

James Corden says he’s been struggling with “incredible spikes of anxiety and sadness” during the Covid-19 outbreak. “I’ve found it tougher than I ever ...

Tokyo records most new coronavirus cases in a day as pressure for lockdown builds

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo recorded more than 70 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday for its highest tally in a single day, as pressure built on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to order ...

Russia coronavirus cases jump to 2,337 in record daily rise

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The number of coronavirus cases in Russia jumped to 2,337 on Tuesday, an increase of 500, as the country recorded its biggest daily rise for the seventh day ...

UAE imposes first lockdown on historic district to slow coronavirus

DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai enforced the UAE’s first full lockdown on a district housing the emirate’s famous gold and spice markets on Tuesday, to disinfect the normally bustling ...