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Today's back pages: Tokyo Olympics ‘set for 2021' and football players ‘revolt' against matches behind closed doors

2 monthes ago   |   By The Week

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The 2020 Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo
A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 24 March
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:51am
Olympics off until 2021
Most of the papers are united in declaring that the summer Olympics will not now take place but will be rescheduled for 2021, which is shaping up to be the busiest summer of sport in history.
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Coronavirus: will the UK government release prisoners?

2 monthes ago   |   By The Week

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Campaigners say the move would save lives of inmates and officers
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:23am
Campaigners are calling for prison inmates who are old, infirm or not considered a threat, to be released immediately due to the threat of the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: which UK businesses will today close their doors?

Coronavirus: which UK businesses will today close their doors?

2 monthes ago   |   By The Week

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Prime Minister announces that shops selling non-essential goods will have to be shut
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:03am
All non-essential businesses will today close their doors as part of strict new curbs on life in the UK to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
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