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New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt

17 hours ago 5,482 Views 0 Comments

Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak popped its trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand.

'I feel sorry for the athletes': Olympics opening ceremony to take place in empty stadium
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# Tokyo 2020

'I feel sorry for the athletes': Olympics opening ceremony to take place in empty stadium

19 hours ago 10,270 Views 6 Comments

Only 1,000 dignitaries will be present at the 68,000-seat Olympic Stadium.

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'
# Australia
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# Australia

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'

20 hours ago 41,764 Views 46 Comments

Australia’s largest city reported another record number of new infections.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Leona Maguire four off the lead after strong opening round in France
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Leona Maguire four off the lead after strong opening round in France

Thu 11:01 PM 3,003 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan native carded a two-under 69 to get off to a great start at the Amundi Evian Championship.

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
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# Vaccine Race

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Thu 10:53 PM 13,903 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland
# Cricket
# Cricket

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland

Thu 9:05 PM 1,771 Views 0 Comments

David Miller’s unbeaten 50 paved the way for South Africa to take a an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.

France thrashed by Mexico in Olympic opener as Richarlison-inspired Brazil beat Germany
# More Football
# More Football

France thrashed by Mexico in Olympic opener as Richarlison-inspired Brazil beat Germany

Thu 4:49 PM 10,884 Views 1 Comment

The Everton forward scored a first-half hat-trick as Brazil won 4-2, while Spain and Egypt played out a goalless draw.

Tony Hawk samples Tokyo skatepark ahead of skateboarding's 'surreal' Olympic debut
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

Tony Hawk samples Tokyo skatepark ahead of skateboarding's 'surreal' Olympic debut

Thu 10:59 AM 6,747 Views 2 Comments

The 53-year-old, working in Japan as an analyst for NBC, skated on the sidelines of the Japanese and American teams’ training sessions.

Van Gaal to take charge of Dutch national team one more time - reports
# Iron Tulip
# Iron Tulip

Van Gaal to take charge of Dutch national team one more time - reports

Thu 8:29 AM 6,529 Views 2 Comments

The former Man Utd manager’s appointment follows the resignation of Frank de Boer after the Euros.

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit
# Kentaro Kobayashi
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# Kentaro Kobayashi

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit

Thu 7:14 AM 39,595 Views 48 Comments

Kentaro Kobayashi’s comments in a video of a comedy sketch from 1998 emerged online overnight.

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
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# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Thu 6:41 AM 26,446 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Pele hails 'much more than footballer' Marta after Olympics landmark
# Game Recognise Game
# Game Recognise Game

Pele hails 'much more than footballer' Marta after Olympics landmark

Wed 11:14 PM 8,260 Views 8 Comments

The 35-year-old Brazil great scored at a fifth Games today.

Osaka and Federer among headliners entered for upcoming US Open
# Returning Faces
# Returning Faces

Osaka and Federer among headliners entered for upcoming US Open

Wed 9:16 PM 2,718 Views 1 Comment

Spectators will return at 100% capacity as two of tennis’ biggest names make their respective comebacks.

Man City friendly at Troyes scrapped for health reasons, Inter Milan pull out of US trip after Arsenal
# Covid Concerns
# Covid Concerns

Man City friendly at Troyes scrapped for health reasons, Inter Milan pull out of US trip after Arsenal

Wed 7:40 PM 3,353 Views 0 Comments

The Serie A side withdrew due to Covid-19 concerns.

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'
# Mucormycosis
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# Mucormycosis

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'

Wed 7:05 PM 138,841 Views 71 Comments

The death rate is over 50% and it has mainly affected Covid-19 patients.

Marcos Rojo and Boca teammates questioned by Brazilian police after brawl
# Copa Libertadores
# Copa Libertadores

Marcos Rojo and Boca teammates questioned by Brazilian police after brawl

Wed 4:58 PM 5,239 Views 2 Comments

The incident occured after the Argentine club’s Copa Libertadores match with Brazilians Atletico Mineiro.

At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days
# Zhengzhou
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# Zhengzhou

At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days

Updated Wed 3:56 PM 18,131 Views 9 Comments

A year’s average rainfall fell in just three days.

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to slain Dutch journalist de Vries
# Peter R De Vries
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# Peter R De Vries

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to slain Dutch journalist de Vries

Wed 2:57 PM 8,674 Views 4 Comments

Thousands more are expected throughout the day in an “unprecedented” outpouring of grief.

USA's 44-match unbeaten run ends in Olympics opener
# Upset
# Upset

USA's 44-match unbeaten run ends in Olympics opener

Wed 11:40 AM 12,557 Views 5 Comments

The four-time Olympic champions crashed to a 3-0 defeat by Sweden.

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test
# Problems
# Problems

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test

Wed 11:29 AM 6,853 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Kermond was kicked off the Australian Olympic team on Wednesday

Marcus Rashford defends charity partnerships over profit claims
# Under The Microscope
# Under The Microscope

Marcus Rashford defends charity partnerships over profit claims

Wed 11:10 AM 10,264 Views 7 Comments

The Manchester United and England forward said that British political magazine The Spectator was set to run a story suggesting he has ‘benefited commercially’ from his work.

Brisbane to host 2032 Olympic Games, IOC confirm
# Brizzie
# Brizzie

Brisbane to host 2032 Olympic Games, IOC confirm

Wed 10:56 AM 15,233 Views 15 Comments

The decision means the IOC has now secured hosts for the next three Summer Olympics.

Kluivert joins Nice on loan deal from AS Roma
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Kluivert joins Nice on loan deal from AS Roma

Wed 8:52 AM 6,030 Views 6 Comments

The son of former Dutch international football player Patrick will play this season in the French top flight.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Lazio's new signing comes under fire for singing anti-fascist song
# Controversy
# Controversy

Lazio's new signing comes under fire for singing anti-fascist song

Tue 8:25 PM 9,634 Views 11 Comments

The club have defended Elseid Hysaj.

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
# Floods
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# Floods

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Tue 1:44 PM 5,982 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos just launched himself to the edge of space
# Final Frontier
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# Final Frontier

Amazon's Jeff Bezos just launched himself to the edge of space

Tue 1:41 PM 21,125 Views 60 Comments

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson made the voyage on 11 July, narrowly beating Bezos.

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'

Tue 9:29 AM 8,144 Views 2 Comments

The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.

Georgia rugby coach 'stable' in hospital with lung damage following Covid-19
# Levan Maisashvili
# Levan Maisashvili

Georgia rugby coach 'stable' in hospital with lung damage following Covid-19

Tue 8:33 AM 4,525 Views 0 Comments

Levan Maisashvili remains in hospital in South Africa.

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles
# Bootleg Fire
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# Bootleg Fire

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles

Tue 7:41 AM 13,827 Views 6 Comments

The blaze has prompted over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Real Madrid's Spain midfielder rejoins AC Milan on two-year loan deal
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Real Madrid's Spain midfielder rejoins AC Milan on two-year loan deal

Mon 6:56 PM 12,710 Views 0 Comments

Brahim Diaz spent three seasons with Manchester City before joining Madrid in 2019.

'What people in England said was not me' - Gattuso on racism and homophobic allegations by Spurs fans
# Response
# Response

'What people in England said was not me' - Gattuso on racism and homophobic allegations by Spurs fans

Mon 4:57 PM 7,453 Views 3 Comments

The 2006 World Cup winner had looked set to succeed Jose Mourinho as manager of the Premier League side before the accusations.

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan weighs in amid claims of 'anti-sex' Olympic beds
# Clarification
# Clarification

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan weighs in amid claims of 'anti-sex' Olympic beds

Mon 3:00 PM 55,059 Views 18 Comments

Organisers are expected to hand out 160,000 condoms.

Man shot dead after suspected cannibal attack in France
# Tarascon
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# Tarascon

Man shot dead after suspected cannibal attack in France

Mon 1:44 PM 43,344 Views 14 Comments

Police discovered the body on Sunday evening.

English FA commission independent probe into Wembley fiasco
# Wembleygate
# Wembleygate

English FA commission independent probe into Wembley fiasco

Mon 12:16 PM 2,204 Views 2 Comments

‘A key emphasis of the findings will be to ensure that lessons are learned and such disgraceful scenes are never able to be repeated’ say the FA.

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak
# Australia
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# Australia

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Mon 7:06 AM 24,717 Views 35 Comments

About 12 million people are under lockdown in Melbourne and Sydney.

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
# Freedom Day
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# Freedom Day

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Mon 6:56 AM 49,533 Views 47 Comments

Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.

'This changes everything for me' - Séamus Power wins first PGA Tour title after playoff epic
# Deserved
# Deserved

'This changes everything for me' - Séamus Power wins first PGA Tour title after playoff epic

Mon 2:28 AM 52,901 Views 25 Comments

The Waterford man finally bettered American JT Poston on their sixth extra hole to pocket $630,000 and earn a host of other career rewards.

Sunday 18 July, 2021

Gabriel Heinze sacked as Atlanta United manager after poor start to 2021 campaign
# MLS
# MLS

Gabriel Heinze sacked as Atlanta United manager after poor start to 2021 campaign

Sun 9:35 PM 7,303 Views 2 Comments

The former Manchester United defender had recently come under fire for having Atlanta’s star forward train away from the club.

Tadej Pogacar wins second successive Tour de France
# Back-to-back
# Back-to-back

Tadej Pogacar wins second successive Tour de France

Sun 6:44 PM 4,371 Views 4 Comments

Jumbo’s Belgian rider Van Aert stormed past Briton Mark Cavendish to take the 21st stage.

Koepka makes late charge, Lowry climbs leaderboard at the Open
# TIGHT AT THE TOP
# TIGHT AT THE TOP

Koepka makes late charge, Lowry climbs leaderboard at the Open

Sun 4:14 PM 7,913 Views 4 Comments

Rory McIlroy finished at level par after shooting a 71 on Sunday.

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