Swiss to announce further relaxation of coronavirus rules: NZZ

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland will decide on Wednesday on further relaxations of restrictions brought in to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including how to reopen nightclubs ...

On this day: Born May 28, 1888: Jim Thorpe, American athlete

(Reuters) – Jim Thorpe, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and formidable American football and baseball player, was one of the greatest U.S. athletes of all time but the public ...

Horse racing: Derby favourite Charlatan tests positive for banned substance – NY Times

(Reuters) – Two horses trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, including Kentucky Derby favourite Charlatan, have tested positive for a banned substances, the New York Times ...

Tiafoe wants to draw more black kids to tennis

MUMBAI (Reuters) – American Frances Tiafoe has already changed the lives of his immigrant parents thanks to his tennis career and the 2019 Australian Open quarter-finalist hopes ...

Elliott ends Busch’s Truck Series dominance

In the closing laps of Tuesday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Chase Elliott held off a determined charge from Kyle ...

Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday as activists called for protests against a bill to criminalise disrespect of the ...

Coronavirus outbreak at South Korea e-commerce warehouse drives spike in new cases

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days on Wednesday, as one of the country’s largest e-commerce companies battled ...

Man arrested over deadly 2019 arson at Japan’s Kyoto Animation

Shinji Aoba, a suspected arsonist who is suspected of killing 36 people at Kyoto Animation in July 2019, is seen on a stretcher as he is carried to Fushimi police station after ...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row

Boris Johnson will be questioned by senior MPs later amid continued calls for his top adviser to resign. It marks the first time he has appeared before the Commons Liaison Committee ...

League proposes steep cuts to players’ salaries for return of games: ESPN

FILE PHOTO: A baseball ready for export is pictured at the Rawlings factory in Turrialba, Costa Rica March 3, 2010. To match Reuters Life! COSTARICA-BASEBALLS/ REUTERS/Juan Carlos ...