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Pro league offers swimmers a financial lift during Tokyo Olympics delay

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Upstart International Swimming League has pledged grant money to help the world's top swimmers finance their aspirations.
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Derek Jeter May Have To Wait Another Year For Hall Induction

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Like Wimbledon, the Olympics, and the Democratic National Convention, the Baseball Hall of Fame might have to delay Derek Jeter's induction because of the national health crisis.
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The Coronavirus Economy: What happens to all the pop-up vendors working film festivals and trade shows?

The Coronavirus Economy: What happens to all the pop-up vendors working film festivals and trade shows?

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Fortune's Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. Mobile World Congress is one of the...
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Blackbird.AI CEO: ‘COVID-19 is the Olympics of disinformation'

Blackbird.AI CEO: ‘COVID-19 is the Olympics of disinformation'

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

COVID-19 disinformation campaigns have exploded, sowing fear and confusion at a time when verifiable information is a matter of life or death.
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Australia is providing free childcare during the coronavirus crisis

1 day ago   |   Fortune

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Asics Debuts New Sneaker Tech For Olympics, Holds To Original Release Dates

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Asics has announced the debut of three new shoes, the MetacRacer running shoe that combines Guidesole curved midsole technology to ease stress on the ankle joint with a carbon...
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The USOPC asked Congress for money. Congress should respond by tearing it down

4 days ago   |   The Washington Post

U.S. Olympic officials wanted stimulus money help to support athletes. Since when have they ever done that?
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Coronavirus Measures Ramp Up In Japan Following Postponement Of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Japan has avoided strict coronavirus measures for weeks as much of the world locks down. But with the postponement of the 2020 Olympics and a sudden spike in Tokyo COVID-19...
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Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

5 days ago   |   Fortune   |   6 articles

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021...
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New York Yankees Catcher Erik Kratz Patiently Waits For His Chance At Olympic Gold

6 days ago   |   Forbes

New York Yankees catcher Erik Kratz had his Olympic dreams put on hold for another year when the IOC postponed the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Games. The soon-to-be 40-year-old...
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Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

President Donald Trump is promising to pump more cash into a program aimed at keeping small businesses afloat through their coronavirus shutdowns. “I will immediately ask... Read more ...

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to...

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to hit in the 'seven-day' range as cases skyrocket

New York Gov. Cuomo said he expects the peak of coronavirus cases in the state in the "seven-day" range, though he said the state isn't yet prepared for the pressure on the... Read more ...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

One New York City nurse shared her experience treating patients positive for COVID-19, some in critical condition. New York state had over 100,000 coronavirus cases as of April... Read more ...

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer has been elected as the new leader of the Labour Party. The Shadow Brexit Secretary won convincingly against his rivals Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy. The... Read more ...

Trump vs. governors, 10 million jobless and New York's devastation. 7...

Trump vs. governors, 10 million jobless and New York's devastation. 7 reporters break it down

New York may be approaching its coronavirus peak, but with the U.S. death toll now approaching 1,000 per day, many bleak days remain ahead for the cities and states whose... Read more ...

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing...

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing engineers on the street over baseless conspiracy theories linking the coronavirus to 5G networks

A baseless, already-debunked rumor linking the novel coronavirus and 5G broadband technology is spreading across the UK and appears to have caused physical damage this week. A... Read more ...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson will be out of the job in 30 days, according to a letter from President Donald Trump that was reported on Friday... Read more ...

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding. (Image... Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Airlines Apply For Relief Payments Amid Coronavirus Slowdown

Airlines Apply For Relief Payments Amid Coronavirus Slowdown

In return for a share of billions of dollars, the companies must say how they expect to pay it back and not lay off workers through Sept. 30, among other restrictions. (Image... Read more ...