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Service as normal: badminton finest cock-a-hoop to get back to business | Sean Ingle

23 days ago   |   The Guardian

After cancellations, players are glad to be back on court at the All England Open, even if some are using nods for handshakes The new normal arrived at the world's oldest and...
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USD/CHF regains 0.9300 amid US dollar bounce, risk reset

25 days ago   |   FXCM

USD/CHF bounces off 56-month lows. Likely stimulus from the US, Japan and Australia, the re-opening of Chinese coronavirus epicentre for travellers favor risk recovery. A light...
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What abandoned Olympic venues from around the world look like today

What abandoned Olympic venues from around the world look like today

29 days ago   |   Business Insider

The venues from the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are already falling apart, and they're not the only ones. Former host cities like Sarajevo, Athens, and Beijing have had venues to...
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NBCUniversal says it will be OK if the Olympics get cancelled, but it could lead to an unprecedented media disaster with tons of ramifications

NBCUniversal says it will be OK if the Olympics get cancelled, but it could lead to an unprecedented media disaster with tons of ramifications

29 days ago   |   Business Insider

Mike Shields, the former advertising editor for Business Insider who is now CEO of Shields Strategic Consulting, argues that despite NBCUniversal being able to financially...
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Coronavirus has threatened to cancel the Tokyo Olympics, and the fallout could be terrible for the TV business

Coronavirus has threatened to cancel the Tokyo Olympics, and the fallout could be terrible for the TV business

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Live TV has been carrying the TV industry, but questions of the Olympics being canceled due to the coronavirus is another reminder of its vulnerability. Live sports has been a...
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OECD: global growth ‘could halve' if coronavirus intensifies

OECD: global growth ‘could halve' if coronavirus intensifies

1 month ago   |   The Week

Description Commuters wearing protective masks walk through Hong Kong station Credits Paul Yeung/Bloomberg via Getty Images Alt Text Coronavirus Think tank says growth could...
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Media goliath Discovery says it has insurance in case the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are canceled because of the coronavirus

Media goliath Discovery says it has insurance in case the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are canceled because of the coronavirus

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled because of coronavirus. The virus has spread to more than 12 countries in the past 48 hours and claimed more than 2,800 lives. Media...
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United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days...
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The CEO of Mayweather Promotions is scouting boxers on the US Olympic team to try and find the next Floyd Mayweather

The CEO of Mayweather Promotions is scouting boxers on the US Olympic team to try and find the next Floyd Mayweather

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Mayweather Promotions is already scouting amateur athletes who could make an impact at the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The company CEO, Leonard Ellerbe, has long been...
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Abby Dahlkemper says the USWNT is so good that their backups would be the second-best team in the world

Abby Dahlkemper says the USWNT is so good that their backups would be the second-best team in the world

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

The US Women's National Team is good. Like, really good. The team has won four World Cups and four Olympic gold medals - more than any other country's national team - and...
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Virtual Grand National 2020: Betting tips for the world's greatest virtual race

Virtual Grand National 2020: Betting tips for the world's greatest virtual race

WITH only two days to go until the 2020 Virtual Grand National, it's time to narrow down the field. Forty runners head to post for the simulation that stops a nation, but who... Read more ...

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The White House may recommend all Americans wear cloth masks or face...

The White House may recommend all Americans wear cloth masks or face coverings to prevent coronavirus spread

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The UK plans to issue coronavirus 'immunity passports' so Brits can leave...

The UK plans to issue coronavirus 'immunity passports' so Brits can leave the lockdown early

The UK plans to roll out "immunity passports" to allow people who have contracted the COVID-19 disease to leave the lockdown early. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said... Read more ...

2 entrepreneurs gave us the exact applications they used to get government...

2 entrepreneurs gave us the exact applications they used to get government funding so they can pay rent and keep employees during coronavirus

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