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Covid 19 Updates Last updated: May 7, 2021, 06:19 GMT

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156,681,524

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European Super League: Premier League's 'big six' agree to join new league

In a strategic move for European football, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventu
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Tokyo Olympics might yet be cancelled due to COVID-19 - Japanese official

Due to the fourth wave of infections surging less than 100 days from the planned start of the Games, a senior Japanese ruling party official said that cancelling this year’s Olympics in Tokyo remains an option if the cor
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Tokyo Olympics: North Korea to skip Games over Covid-19 fears

North Korea became the first country to skip this year's delayed Olympics, in order to protect its athletes from the pandemic. The decision also closes doors for South Korea, who was looking to engage with the North, in th
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Caddy or soccer coach? Murray ponders life after tennis

Britain’s Andy Murray would be interested in becoming a caddy on a professional golf tour or receiving soccer coaching qualifications after he retires from tennis, the former world number one stated.

Murray, a thre
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Teamviewer in a five-year sponsorship deal with Mercedes F1 and FE teams

On Tuesday, the German software company Teamviewer had announced that it had made a five-year sponsorship deal in collaboration with the Mercedes Formula 1 and Formula E teams, after its recent shirt deal with soccer club
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Soccer: US men's team 'devastated' at failing to qualify for Olympics: coach

Coach Jason Kreis told that the United States is “absolutely devastated” at missing out on the qualification for the Olympic men’s soccer tournament after Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Honduras.

The loss in the semi
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Japan looking to halve the number of official travelers to Games: Kyodo 

Kyodo news agency had reported on Friday that Japan’s government will soon initiate talks on potentially halving the number of official travelers to the country for this year’s Olympics to around 30,000 between the COV
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Longtime NBA coach Stan Albeck dies at 89

On Thursday, Stan Albeck who is the former NBA head coach died in hospice care at the age of 89.

John Albeck stated to the San Antonio Express-News his father experienced a stroke on March 14 and was staying with him
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High fives, smiles but no cheers as the Olympic torch relay gets going under the pandemic shadow

On Thursday, with waves, smiles, and high fives, but no cheers, the Olympic torch relay started, beginning a four-month countdown to the delayed 2020 summer Games in Tokyo, the first-ever which was held during a lethal pan
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U.S. soccer star Rapinoe renews call for gender pay equity in House testimony

U.S. women’s national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe resumed her call for gender pay equity on Wednesday, standing before a congressional panel and vowing to “carry this torch” alongside her teammates.

Rapinoe
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Homebody Osaka hopes schedule tweaks bring more Grand Slams

Naomi Osaka does not like long and busy stretches away from the comforts of her house and so will make a plan about the European portion of her schedule accordingly in the expectation of improving her title hopes at the Fr
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Tokyo Olympic torch relay stirs mixed emotions ahead of its Fukushima start

When Shusaku Sagi was 19, he used to watch his soccer training center at J-Village in Fukushima morph into a base for workers to withdraw the nuclear power plant close by after the 2011 earthquake damaged it and resulted i
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Tokyo Olympic organizers to bar most international volunteers

Tokyo Olympic organizers announced on Monday that Japan would not allow in volunteers from overseas except for some who are considered essential after it decided to bar international spectators amidst public concerns over
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NBA roundup: Magic defeat hot Nets to end 9-game slide

Aaron Gordon scored a season-high 38 points and the host Orlando Magic broke a nine-game losing streak with a 121-113 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.

Orlando’s Evan Fournier combined a season-high 3
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Tokyo Games creative head Sasaki resigns over a derogatory remark

Hiroshi Sasaki Tokyo Olympics creative head stated that he had resigned after a degrading comment he had made about a famous female Japanese entertainer, in the recent controversy over careless remarks towards women to hit
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Rublev joins Zverev in slamming ATP's revised ranking system

World number eight, from Russia, Andrey Rublev has joined U.S. Open runner-up Alexander Zverev in criticizing ATP Tour’s current rankings system at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, stating the revised rules do not fair
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Pele Congratulates Ronaldo for Passing Goal Tally

Cristiano Ronaldo was congratulated by Pele, after the Portugal forward's hat-trick against Cagliari made him the highest goal scorer in official matches and took him past the Brazilian legend's tally of goals.

The P
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Djokovic can extend the No.1 record to 400 weeks, says Medvedev

Novak Djokovic has the capacity of extending his record for holding the men’s world No.1 ranking for most weeks to 400, stated Daniil Medvedev of Russia who ascends to a career-best ranking of second on Monday.

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NBA roundup: Joel Embiid injures knee in Sixers' win

On Friday, Joel Embiid had 23 points and seven rebounds before he faced a hyperextended left knee in the third quarter, and the visiting Philadelphia 76ers breezed past the Washington Wizards 127-101.

After performin
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Tokyo Olympics chief invokes the power of sport on the anniversary of the disaster

Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto featured the power of sports on Thursday as she conveyed  condolences on the event of a deadly earthquake and tsunami, saying it filled hope for survivors while facing the coronavi
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Roger Federer never considered retirement despite his 14-month absence from tennis.

Roger Federer says he did not consider his retirement seriously in his 14 months break from tennis and is reappearing as he feels he stated: "the story's not over yet". It will be Roger’s first tour appearance ever
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IFAB makes further changes to handball rules

IFAB confirmed the change of rule for Accidental handball that would score a goal for a team-mate will no longer be penalized, stating it was because of the "interpretation of handball incidents" not being applied constant
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Aaron Finch became Australia's highest run-scorer in men's T20 cricket

Aaron Finch becomes Australia's highest run-scorer in men's T20 cricket as Australia defended 156-6 to set up a series decider against New Zealand. New Zealand lost regular wickets with Finch making a victorious score of 7
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Kieron Pollard hits six sixes within six balls.

Kieron Pollard hits six sixes within six balls off Akila Dananjaya, who earlier took a hat-trick, in West Indies' extraordinary six-wicket Twenty20 defeat to Sri Lanka. Captain Pollard of West Indies became the only third
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Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

The father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowned in Lavras do Sul, Brazil near the border with Uruguay, while he was fishing, Zé Maria Neiss, Allison’s manager, said.
"We are deeply saddened by t
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Women boxers must be allowed to fight for as long as men, says Claressa Shields

World light-middleweight champion Claressa Shields has called for women's world title bouts to be the same length as men's fights, as the same gives weight to the notion that women should be paid less. Women's world title
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