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UCI put staff on leave & leaders' pay cut during 'unprecedented crisis'

1 hour 52 min ago
Cycling's UCI has furloughed staff and cut leaders' salaries, calling the coronavirus "an unprecedented crisis".
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England v West Indies series in June looking 'less and less likely'

2 hours 46 min ago
The staging of England's home Tests against West Indies in June is looking "less and less likely", says director of cricket Ashley Giles.
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Coronavirus: Worst economic crisis since 1930s depression, IMF says

2 hours 50 min ago
Global economic growth will turn "sharply negative" this year due to the pandemic, the IMF warns.
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Andy Murray signs up for virtual Madrid Open

3 hours 18 min ago
Andy Murray will swap his racquet for a controller after he signed up to compete in a virtual version of the Madrid Open at the end of the month.
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BBC Sport's five things you might have missed

4 hours 8 min ago
Here are five things you might have missed on the BBC Sport website today.
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Premier League clubs to receive advance payments to help ease cash-flow crisis

4 hours 19 min ago
Premier League clubs will receive millions of pounds in advanced payments in an effort to ease their cash flow problems.
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Coronavirus: US weekly jobless claims hit 6.6 million

4 hours 31 min ago
The Federal Reserve unveils more measures to shore up the economy as weekly jobless claims hit 6.6 million.
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ISS crew blast off after long quarantine

4 hours 38 min ago
Traditional fanfare is abandoned as a team head for the International Space Station.
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Coronavirus: WHO chief and Taiwan in row over 'racist' comments

April 9, 2020 - 23:39
Taiwan rejects accusations by the UN health body's head that racist slurs against him originated there.
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Pat Cummins backs IPL behind closed doors

April 9, 2020 - 23:08
Australia bowler Pat Cummins says he would support the Indian Premier League being played behind closed doors if it is not safe for fans to attend matches.
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NHS initiative not a knee-jerk reaction, says Bournemouth skipper

April 9, 2020 - 22:49
The Premier League players' NHS initiative was not a knee-jerk reaction to the Health Secretary's comments on wages, says Bournemouth captain Simon Francis.
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Mysteries of decorated ostrich eggs in British Museum revealed

April 9, 2020 - 22:24
Five Easter-egg sized decorated ostrich eggs in the British Museum are the subject of a new study.
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Beckham in a purple beanie - the best bits from Ronaldo’s Galacticos video call

April 9, 2020 - 22:16
Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Luis Figo, David Beckham and Iker Casillas all got together for a chat
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English Football League: Season 'can be finished in 56 days'

April 9, 2020 - 21:50
The EFL season can be completed in 56 days when it is safe to resume following the coronavirus pandemic, clubs are told.
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Coronavirus: Christians face lockdown for Easter

April 9, 2020 - 21:10
Europe's Easter celebrations are extraordinarily constrained by the pandemic.
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Modern Family: US TV comedy bows out after 11 series

April 9, 2020 - 19:53
The US TV comedy has clocked up 250 episodes since its debut in 2009.
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Coronavirus: Bangladesh locks down a million in Rohingya camps

April 9, 2020 - 19:35
Cox's Bazar district hosts camps housing more than a million Rohingya Muslims displaced from Myanmar.
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Coronavirus: Spain PM sees fire 'coming under control'

April 9, 2020 - 19:19
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is the latest leader to express cautious optimism about the outbreak.
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Coronavirus fuels a surge in fake medicines

April 9, 2020 - 19:08
With the world's major medicine producers in lockdown, dangerous counterfeit drugs are on the rise.
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Coronavirus: Airbnb restricts UK bookings to coronavirus keyworkers

April 9, 2020 - 18:59
NHS staff and other key workers can still book accommodation through a programme called Frontline Stays.
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