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COVID-19 survivors could suffer severe health effects for years

World May 13, 2020

COVID-19 survivors could suffer severe health effects for years

More than one million people around the world have been deemed recovered from the coronavirus, but beating the initial sickness may be just the first of many battles for those who have survived. Some recovered patients report breathlessness, fatigue and body pain months after first ...

'Plandemic' virus conspiracy theory video highlights challenges for big tech

World May 13, 2020

'Plandemic' virus conspiracy theory video highlights challenges for big tech

One by one, U.S. tech companies scrambled to take down a slickly produced video of a discredited researcher peddling a variety of conspiracy theories about the coronavirus. It was all too late. The 26-minute documentary-style video dubbed "Plandemic,” in which anti-vaccine activist Judy Mikovits promotes a ...

Women's golf set to resume in South Korea without fans

More Sports / Golf May 13, 2020

Women's golf set to resume in South Korea without fans

The South Korean women’s golf tour is starting up again on Thursday with opening of the KLPGA Championship, an event that will be played without fans on the course. Women’s golf in South Korea joins the country's professional baseball and soccer leagues, which have already ...

NBA players want to play if situation deemed safe

Basketball / NBA May 13, 2020

NBA players want to play if situation deemed safe

A person familiar with the results of a poll of NBA players taken by their union says there would be "overwhelming” support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic. The poll, conducted by the National Basketball ...

World Rugby outlaws tries against post protector

Rugby May 13, 2020

World Rugby outlaws tries against post protector

Tries in rugby union can no longer be scored by grounding the ball against the post protector, World Rugby announced on Tuesday. The law change, which comes in with immediate effect, was approved by the global governing body's council on Tuesday. World Rugby, explaining the amendment ...

Serena, Venus Williams offer fans yoga tips during online session

Tennis May 13, 2020

Serena, Venus Williams offer fans yoga tips during online session

Serena Williams is looking forward to getting back to competing when the coronavirus pandemic permits it, in part because she’s "feeling better than ever.” Her older sister, Venus, is looking forward to hanging out at a rooftop bar. Two of the most famous and successful siblings ...

Kobe Bryant's sports academy retires 'Mamba' nickname

Basketball / NBA May 13, 2020

Kobe Bryant's sports academy retires 'Mamba' nickname

The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by Kobe Bryant has retired his "Mamba” nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball icon's death in a helicopter crash. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people were killed Jan. 26 as they ...