Category: Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Work from home ‘if you can’, Michael Gove says – BBC News
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Coronavirus: Work from home ‘if you can’, Michael Gove says – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove said the back-to-work message had changed in “response to the spread of the virus”People in England should work from home “if they can” to reduce social mixing and slow the spread of the virus, Michael Gove has said.And plans to have spectators at sports fixtures…

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West Ham trio test positive for coronavirus ahead of Wolves clash – expressandstar.com
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West Ham trio test positive for coronavirus ahead of Wolves clash – expressandstar.com

West Ham boss David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have tested positive for coronavirus, ahead of their game with Wolves this weekend. The trio were informed at the London Stadium ahead of their Carabao Cup clash with Hull City, and immediately left the ground with the game going ahead. Diop and Cullen…

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Coronavirus: Plans for fans to return to sport events in October called off – BBC News
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Coronavirus: Plans for fans to return to sport events in October called off – BBC News

Brighton hosted Chelsea in a friendly in August that saw 2,500 fans attend with social distancing in placePrime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed plans for fans to return to watch live sport events in England from 1 October will not go ahead.The UK’s Covid-19 alert level has moved to 4, meaning transmission is “high or…

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Coronavirus: Soccer team fields 7 players, refuses to go near opponent – Insider – INSIDER
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Coronavirus: Soccer team fields 7 players, refuses to go near opponent – Insider – INSIDER

An amateur soccer team in Germany lost a match 37-0 on Sunday after only fielding seven players in an attempt to maintain social distancing and avoid catching the coronavirus.  SG Ripdorf/Molzen II was concerned that its opponent had been in contact with an infected player during the previous round of games. Ripdorf co-chair Patrick Ristow…

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Coronavirus: Football team loses 37-0 in socially distanced match – BBC News
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Coronavirus: Football team loses 37-0 in socially distanced match – BBC News

Publishedduration10 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionRipdorf fielded the minimum number of players needed to avoid paying a fineA German football team lost 37-0 to their local rivals after fielding only seven players who socially distanced throughout the match. Ripdorf fielded the minimum number of players on Sunday because their opponents SV Holdenstedt II came into…

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Source – Coronavirus tests negative for Week 1 Kansas City Chiefs-Houston Texans – ESPN
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Source – Coronavirus tests negative for Week 1 Kansas City Chiefs-Houston Texans – ESPN

playMahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs top Texans in NFL opener (0:57)Patrick Mahomes throws touchdown passes to Travis Kelce, Sammy Watkins and Tyreek Hill in the Chiefs’ 34-20 win over the Texans to kick off the 2020 NFL season. (0:57)The NFL passed a significant test in dealing with the coronavirus. Tests on all Houston…

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Coronavirus: German team socially distances, beaten 37-0 – ESPN
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Coronavirus: German team socially distances, beaten 37-0 – ESPN

5:23 AM ETStephan UersfeldGermany correspondent German lower-league side SG Ripdorf/Molzen II suffered a 37-0 defeat on Sunday after only fielding seven players in a bid to maintain social distancing against their opponents as they feared contracting the coronavirus.SG Ripdorf/Molzen, from the city of Uelzen in the state of Lower Saxony faced their city rivals SV…

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Coronavirus to cost Barcelona €300m – ESPN
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Coronavirus to cost Barcelona €300m – ESPN

11:45 AM GMTSam MarsdenMoises LlorensBarcelona have confirmed that the coronavirus pandemic has cost them around €300 million so far and has forced them to make a number of adjustments to their budget for the new season.Barca had hoped to become the first football club to break €1 billion in annual revenue and were on track…

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Mladenovic out of US Open because of coronavirus quarantine – Taiwan News
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Mladenovic out of US Open because of coronavirus quarantine – Taiwan News

NEW YORK (AP) — The top-seeded women’s doubles team was dropped from the U.S. Open because one of the players, Kristina Mladenovic of France, was issued a quarantine notice by public health officials from the county where her tournament hotel is. Mladenovic was one of seven players placed under extra restrictions during the tournament after…

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Coronavirus: Confusion over Scotland football match as Czechs cancel game but UEFA insists it’s on – Sky News
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Coronavirus: Confusion over Scotland football match as Czechs cancel game but UEFA insists it’s on – Sky News

The Scotland football team will play their Nations League match on Monday, UEFA has insisted – after the Czech Republic said the game was off without telling the opposition.The Czech football association announced on Friday that the fixture had been cancelled due to the “current situation with the COVID-19”. The Scottish FA was taken by…

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Coronavirus: Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19 – days after his 34th birthday party – Sky News
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Coronavirus: Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19 – days after his 34th birthday party – Sky News

The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt is in quarantine at his home in Jamaica after testing positive for COVID-19 – days after celebrating his 34th birthday party with other sports stars.The country’s health minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, confirmed Bolt had coronavirus and had been formally notified of the test result, the Jamaica Observer reported. Bolt’s…

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Coronavirus: Celtic’s Boli Bolingoli apologises over quarantine breach – BBC News
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Coronavirus: Celtic’s Boli Bolingoli apologises over quarantine breach – BBC News

Image copyright BBC Sport The Scottish government is warning that it could call a halt to the football season after a Celtic player breached coronavirus rules.Boli Bolingoli admitted he played in Sunday’s match against Kilmarnock despite having recently returned from Spain without quarantining.The defender said he was “guilty of an error of judgement” and apologised.Scottish…

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Coronavirus: After two positive results, further tests on Atletico Madrid players return negative – Scroll.in
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Coronavirus: After two positive results, further tests on Atletico Madrid players return negative – Scroll.in

Atletico Madrid breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after further coronavirus tests on their players and staff turned up negative, allowing the team to travel to Portugal on Tuesday for their Champions League quarter-final against Leipzig.Tests at the weekend had revealed two coronavirus cases at the club, which Atletico confirmed on Monday to be…

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Coronavirus: Atlético Madrid confirm two positive tests – AS English
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Coronavirus: Atlético Madrid confirm two positive tests – AS English

Atlético Madrid have revealed that two members of their “first team and travelling party” have tested positive for the coronavirus, four days before they are due to begin their involvement in the Champions League final stages in Lisbon. Atlético due to play in Champions League on Thursday In a statement, Atlético said the two unnamed…

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Coronavirus: Aberdeen player tests positive ahead of St Johnstone trip – Sky Sports
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Coronavirus: Aberdeen player tests positive ahead of St Johnstone trip – Sky Sports

Watch St Johnstone vs Aberdeen from 12pm on Saturday live on Sky Sports Football; kick-off 12.30pm Last Updated: 07/08/20 12:20pm Two players have tested positive at Aberdeen from the latest round of coronavirus testing Aberdeen’s game away to St Johnstone on Saturday will still go ahead despite the club receiving two positive coronavirus tests and…

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