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Coronavirus Live: Updates From Around the World

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Britain will implement a system of testing and contact tracing, but even that might not prevent another wave of infections. And in China, the pandemic has pinched...
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Soccer-Villa manager Smith's father dies from COVID-19

4 hours ago   |   National Post

Premier League club Aston Villa have said manager Dean Smith's father Ron has died from COVID-19.
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Soccer-Fortuna boost survival hopes with 2-1 win over Schalke

10 hours ago   |   National Post

DUESSELDORF - Fortuna Duesseldorf boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Bundesliga as goals from Rouwen Hennings and Kenan Karaman helped them come from behind to...
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Soccer-Augsburg, Paderborn share points in relegation battle

10 hours ago   |   National Post

AUGSBURG - Augsburg and bottom club Paderborn played out a 0-0 draw in their Bundesliga relegation battle on Wednesday despite a string of good chances for both sides, with six...
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National Women's Soccer League To Return In June To Play Tournament

11 hours ago   |   NPR

All players, officials, and staff members will be tested two days prior to arrival in Utah and subject to consistent coronavirus testing and symptom review through the...
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Sweaty Scrums? How Rugby May Adapt to Return to Play

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

What happens when the rules don't allow for social distancing? It depends on who you ask. Plus truncated soccer seasons, and the potential return of fans to tennis matches.
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Soccer-Ten-man Leipzig held to 2-2 home draw by Hertha

12 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LEIPZIG - RB Leipzig's faint title hopes faded further as they fought out a 2-2 home draw with Hertha Berlin after conceding a late equalizer from the penalty spot, having been...
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Soccer-Ten-man Leipzig held to 2-2 home draw by Hertha

12 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LEIPZIG - RB Leipzig fought out a 2-2 home draw with Hertha Berlin after they came from behind and conceded a late penalty, having had left back Marcel Halstenberg sent off in...
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Soccer's back! NWSL announces return to play with 25-team tournament

14 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The NWSL announced its plan to return to play Wednesday with details regarding a 25-team tournament all nine teams are expected to compete in. The tournament
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Scott Stinson: A big soccer match, and a suggestion that pro sports in a pandemic can still look familiar

15 hours ago   |   National Post

When the final whistle trilled to mark the end of the match on Tuesday evening, Joshua Kimmich extended both arms, clenched both fists, and roared. And then he roared again.
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Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

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Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

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Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

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