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Thursday 14 May, 2020

Julian Savea targets New Zealand return after confirming Toulon departure

The 54-cap All Black previously played for the Hurricanes Super Rugby side in his native Wellington.

Ex-Argentina attacker Lavezzi makes sex tape blackmail complaint

The former Napoli star says he received messages demanding $5,000 for each image.

From TheJournal.ie US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines Warning

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: UN warns fear, uncertainty and economic turmoil could have global psychological impact Mental Health

Covid-19: UN warns fear, uncertainty and economic turmoil could have global psychological impact

The UN brief highlighted the mental strains on people fearing that they or loved ones will be infected or die.

Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Tottenham's Dele Alli robbed at knifepoint in his home

Alli was hit in a scuffle with burglars, but escaped serious injury.

'The situation is worrying' - France's wealthiest rugby side cut budget by 20%

The financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has hit Stade Francais.

Socially-distanced buses and elbow bumps - How German football will look on its return this weekend

The Bundesliga has introduced a range of different measures to ensure its return to action this weekend.

Italian clubs set 13 June as date for resumption of Serie A season

Sport in Italy has been halted by the coronavirus pandemic which has killed over 31,000 people in the country.

French club launch legal battle against 'unjust' Ligue 1 relegation

Amiens have launched legal proceedings after being relegated from Ligue 1.

From TheJournal.ie EU looks to save summer holidays but will leave the reopening of borders to each country Deserted

EU looks to save summer holidays but will leave the reopening of borders to each country

Tourism accounts for 12% of jobs across the EU.

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund recommence eagerly-awaited German title race

The reigning champions are in control but it is still all to play for heading into the weekend’s fixtures.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter says employees can work from home 'forever' if they wish WFH

Twitter says employees can work from home 'forever' if they wish

Twitter’s EMEA headquarters are in Dublin where the company employees about 200 people.

From TheJournal.ie Spain's 'oldest living person' survives coronavirus at the age of 113 Maria Branyas

Spain's 'oldest living person' survives coronavirus at the age of 113

Maria Branyas’ daughter said her mother was “in shape, wanting to talk, to explain, to reflect, she has become herself again”.

Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Dortmund stars to miss derby with Schalke after requiring treatment outside of quarantine

Bundesliga players must remain in their team’s quarantine ‘bubble’ for a week before every fixture in order to be able to play.

From TheJournal.ie Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments Covid-19 This post contains videos

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments

The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.

From TheJournal.ie Top expert warns of 'serious' consequences if US reopens too fast Covid-19

Top expert warns of 'serious' consequences if US reopens too fast

Dr Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel the federal government has developed guidelines for local jurisdictions on how to safely reopen activities.

Ukraine striker banned for a year after testing positive for Soviet astronaut stimulant

Fonturacetam was originally produced in 1983 to help astronauts combat tiredness in space.

From TheJournal.ie Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world Tally

Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world

The country has 232,243 cases, surpassing the UK and Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Total UK deaths 'now 50,000 above average' Coronavirus

Total UK deaths 'now 50,000 above average'

Official statistics have recorded 50,841 more deaths up to May compared to the five-year average.

From TheJournal.ie Wuhan plans to test entire population of 11 million following new Covid-19 cluster China

Wuhan plans to test entire population of 11 million following new Covid-19 cluster

Wuhan reported the first cluster of new infections since the city re-opened after a 76-day lockdown on 8 April.

Western Force set to return as Australia plans for rugby restart in July

Sanzaar suspended Super Rugby in mid-March after the coronavirus pandemic closed international borders.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't ask me. Ask China': Trump abruptly ends press conference after reporters challenge him on testing Everything's Rosey

'Don't ask me. Ask China': Trump abruptly ends press conference after reporters challenge him on testing

Donald Trump also responded to a question about what his “Obamagate” tweets were referring to.

Monday 11 May, 2020

'I'm not meant to look but these messages still hit me so hard' - Wright reveals online racist abuse

Leading anti-racism charities condemned the incident after Wright went public with the messages.

Leading White House adviser says NFL season 'impossible' with current level of coronavirus infection

Dr Anthony Fauci said third- or half-full stadiums would be a possibility, but only if America can significantly curtail COVID-19 before September.

Atalanta youth midfielder dies aged 19 after suffering aneurysm RIP

Atalanta youth midfielder dies aged 19 after suffering aneurysm

Andrea Rinadli fell ill while training at his home on Friday, and passed away earlier today.

Manchester City's parent company buys into 9th team, Belgian side Lommel

‘Belgium is one of Europe’s best football countries,’ says Ferran Soriano.

From TheJournal.ie Shopping centres, restaurants and cinemas to reopen in New Zealand as easing of restrictions ramps up Jacinda Ardern

Shopping centres, restaurants and cinemas to reopen in New Zealand as easing of restrictions ramps up

The number of new cases daily in New Zealand has been in single digits since mid-April.

La Liga chief wants restart by 12 June despite eight new positive tests

Javier Tebas admits the league’s return is guided by public health advice, but the numbers of positive tests so far are lower than anticipated.

From TheJournal.ie Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation White House

Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation

A close aide of Pence was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.

From TheJournal.ie Concern in Germany as cases rise again with France and Spain set to ease restrictions today Coronavirus

Concern in Germany as cases rise again with France and Spain set to ease restrictions today

The Robert Koch Institute for public health said Germany’s closely watched reproduction rate (R0) had climbed to 1.1 over the weekend.

Sunday 10 May, 2020

US PGA's Memorial to digitally track fans in a bid to maintain social distancing

‘At any time we can know around the golf course how many people are collecting in a certain area,’ said tournament director Dan Sullivan.

From TheJournal.ie White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings Coronavirus

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings

Meanwhile, a medical expert dismissed Donald Trump’s claim that Covid-19 will “go away” without a vaccine.

Fellow SPFL directors hit out at Rangers chief for 'baseless, damaging and self-serving attacks'

They said they had ‘complete confidence’ in chief executive Neil Doncaster and legal advisor Rod McKenzie, both of whom Rangers want suspended.

Lyon slam French football league for 'suddenly' ending Ligue 1 season

The club feel that the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues.

From TheJournal.ie Three children in New York die of rare disease that could be linked to Covid-19 Kawasaki Disease

Three children in New York die of rare disease that could be linked to Covid-19

While no link has been formally established to the new coronavirus, scientists believe the Kawasaki disease could be connected.

Saturday 9 May, 2020

Blow for German Bundesliga restart as entire Dresden squad put into quarantine

Today’s news means the club, currently bottom of the German second division, will not be able to fulfill their fixture against Hannover next weekend.

From TheJournal.ie In leaked web call, Obama calls Trump's coronavirus response 'an absolute chaotic disaster' Predecessor This post contains videos

In leaked web call, Obama calls Trump's coronavirus response 'an absolute chaotic disaster'

Obama urges former staffers to join him in rallying behind Joe Biden as he prepares to take on Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87 RIP This post contains videos

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

Hamilton feeling 'fresher than ever' after sabbatical, while Ricciardo braced for 'chaos' when Formula One starts F1

Hamilton feeling 'fresher than ever' after sabbatical, while Ricciardo braced for 'chaos' when Formula One starts

The start of the 2020 Grand Prix season has been delayed until July.

Dubliner Ian McKinley chases 'elusive' Italy win as his story becomes a film

‘Sometimes you look at yourself on the big screen and you put your hands in your head a little bit, but if people get value out of the story that’s obviously the main aim.’