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Premier League’s Covid crisis: Fans left in the lurch

Around 1.4 million people in the United Kingdom were estimated to have contracted Covid-19 in the week ending December 16, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Against that uptick in positive cases, the Premier League said earlier this week that fixtures over the festive period will go ahead as …

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Pelé: Brazilian soccer legend out of hospital in time for Christmas

“The photo of me smiling is not in vain. As promised, I’m going to spend Christmas with my family. I’m going back home. Thank you for all the thoughtful messages,” he said on his official twitter account. Pelé, 81, was hospitalized on December 8 for chemotherapy treatment of a colon …

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Annet Negesa and Maximila Imali, the elite athletes fighting for acceptance

Best experienced with sound Her Olympic dreams were crushed Her career was derailed by unproven science By Ivy Nyayieka, Christina Macfarlane and Jo Shelley Editors Note: This story is part of As Equals, CNN’s ongoing series on gender inequality. Read more from As Equals here and read our FAQs for …

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Vincent Jackson: Former NFL player died of ‘chronic alcohol use,’ autopsy shows

The Hillsborough County, Florida, medical examiner’s report, released this week, shows that Jackson’s death in February was considered “natural” and the cause was listed as “chronic alcohol use.” He was found dead in a hotel room on February 15 in Brandon, Florida, with no apparent signs of trauma, officials said …

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How Abdi Abdirahman, the oldest US runner to make the Olympics, weathered setbacks to reach Tokyo 2020

But the pandemic and concerns over safety will keep Team USA at home up until about a week before the race. Abdirahman said he’ll arrive in Tokyo in late July. Japan’s capital is under a state of emergency because of rising Covid rates, so he and roughly 11,000 other athletes …

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AC Milan and Inter reveal new San Siro design — ‘The Cathedral’ will be the ‘most beautiful stadium in the world’

One of football’s most historic arenas and the largest stadium in Italy, the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza — commonly known as the San Siro — has been a shared residence of the two Serie A giants since 1947, but will make way for a new sport and leisure district. ‘The Cathedral’ …

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Premier League: Two more fixtures postponed due to Covid cases

The league said the two clubs did not having enough available players to field a team as the reason for the postponements. “The League is aware that the decision to postpone these two matches will disappoint supporters and understands their frustrations at a special time of year when fans look …

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Winter Olympics: China admits Beijing 2022 could bring Covid-19 cases

The Deputy Director of Epidemic Prevention and Control Office of Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee, Huang Chun, said that China is fully prepared for possible Covid-19 infections inside the Games bubble. Huang said that Covid-19 infected staff and athletes will not be able to compete or work, and will be …

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Mauro Icardi salvages a point for 10-man PSG at Lorient

Mauricio Pochettino’s side, who had Sergio Ramos sent off, have 46 points from 19 games with Nice in second place 13 points behind after a 2-1 comeback win at home against RC Lens. Third-placed Olympique de Marseille, who have a game in hand, trail Nice on goal difference after being …

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