FIFA U-20, U-17 World Cups moved to 2023 due to COVID-19
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FIFA U-20, U-17 World Cups moved to 2023 due to COVID-19

Next year’s men’s Under-20 World Cup in Indonesia and Under-17 tournament in Peru have been moved to 2023 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, soccer’s world governing body FIFA said on Thursday. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present challenges for the hosting of international sporting events and to have a restrictive effect on international travel,” FIFA […]

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NBA-Silver defends Harden punishment: “It’s Christmas” HOUSTON, TEXAS - DECEMBER 17: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts during the fourth quarter of a game against the San Antonio Spurs at the Toyota Center on December 17, 2020 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
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NBA-Silver defends Harden punishment: “It’s Christmas”

Dec 24 (Reuters) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday said a $50,000 fine was sufficient discipline for James Harden after the Houston Rockets guard broke the league’s COVID-19 protocols by attending a recent party, adding a suspension would have been too harsh. The Rockets’ season opener at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder was […]

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Covid: US parties wrangle in Congress after Trump shuns stimulus bill President Donald J.Trump's name is printed on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in San Antonio. According to the Treasury Department, it marks the first time a president's name has appeared on any IRS payments, whether refund checks or other stimulus checks that have been mailed during past economic crises. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Covid: US parties wrangle in Congress after Trump shuns stimulus bill

Democrats and Republicans have blocked each other’s attempts to amend a vital $900bn (Β£665bn) stimulus package after President Donald Trump sent it back to Congress demanding changes. The coronavirus economic relief, which comes with a $1.4tn federal budget attached, was agreed by both sides. But Mr Trump said one-off payments to Americans should increase from […]

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