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Brazilian Soccer Stadiums Put To Use In Fight Against Coronavirus Pandemic

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Soccer stadiums and clubs' training facilities have been handed over to the authorities for use as health centers and hospitals.
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Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

10 hours 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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Belarus Takes Center Stage As The Last League Standing Amid Coronavirus Shutdown

11 hours ago   |   Forbes

The eyes of the world turned to the Belarus Premier League this weekend, as the only league still playing soccer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Juventus Players Agree to Salary Cuts As Soccer Clubs Face ‘Existential Threat'

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Maurizio Sarri and the Juventus first team, including Cristiano Ronaldo, have agreed to a temporary pay cut amid the coronavirus pandemic that will save the club around $100...
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Coronavirus Wage Cuts Could Cost Both Messi And Ronaldo $20 Million-And They'd Still Be The World's Highest-Paid Soccer Players

4 days ago   |   Forbes

With the European football shutdown indefinitely due to the coronavirus crisis, clubs are now looking to control the economic fallout by asking for its stars to take a wage...
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USWNT Lawsuit: Cindy Parlow Cone, U.S. Soccer Still Need To Square The Circle

4 days ago   |   Forbes

The story of where the battle is between U. S. Soccer and its most successful team, the women's national squad, can be told in the simple contrast between two quotes.
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Soccer-CONMEBOL offers financial help to top South American clubs

4 days ago   |   National Post

Clubs playing in the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana have been offered an advance of up to 60% of their prize money so they can stay solvent during the coronavirus...
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Pelé: Brazil Legend Dubs Cristiano Ronaldo ‘Best Player In The World', Ahead Of Barcelona Star Lionel Messi

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Brazilian soccer icon Pelé has labelled Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo the 'Best Player in the World', ahead of Barcelona and Argentina legend Lionel Messi.
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How Tokyo 2020 Postponement Could Affect Olympic Soccer

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Tokyo 2020's postponement has led to worries about whether the under-23 soccer players who have qualified for the Games are still eligible next year. It has also created a...
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How the sports-betting industry is responding to the coronavirus pandemic that has halted most major sporting events

How the sports-betting industry is responding to the coronavirus pandemic that has halted most major sporting events

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

The legal sports-betting industry is scrambling to adapt to the lack of live sporting events, as major leagues cancel or postpone their seasons due to coronavirus...
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Airbnb is paying hosts $250 million after they criticized the company for leaving them on the hook for coronavirus cancellations

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the police will enforce social distancing on subways. Some trains have been crowded, commuters said, as essential workers are... Read more ...

Your favorite Super Mario games are getting remastered for the Nintendo...

Your favorite Super Mario games are getting remastered for the Nintendo Switch, according to new reports

Super Mario is nearly old enough to run for US president - the iconic Italian-American plumber turns 35 this September. To celebrate, Nintendo is apparently remastering "most... Read more ...

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Johnson & Johnson announced Monday that it identified a lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate that could begin human trials in September and be ready for emergency authorization use... Read more ...

Armed neighbors in Maine chopped down a tree to block a man and his...

Armed neighbors in Maine chopped down a tree to block a man and his roommates from leaving their house out of fear that they had the coronavirus

A scuffle in Maine started by out-of-state license plates made headline news after residents of a small town blocked neighbors from leaving their driveway. The Knox County... Read more ...

Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New...

Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New York to support the city in its flight against coronavirus

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort docked on Pier 90 in Manhattan on the morning of March 30 to alleviate the burden that New York City hospitals have been facing amid the... Read more ...

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