Day: April 8, 2021

Osaka moves Olympic torch run off public roads, declares COVID-19 emergency

TOKYO: Japan’s western region of Osaka will hold the Olympic torch relay in a park without spectators instead of on public roads, as record coronavirus infections prompted its government to declare a medical emergency on Wednesday. Health authorities fear a virus variant is unleashing a fourth wave of infections just 107 days before the Tokyo …

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A BUMPY ROAD TO QATAR

Why teams are protesting the Qatar World Cup? The football pitch is a very strong place to make a statement. Be it with your game or with your actions. We have seen in the recent past that teams across the world have taken their stance together against various global issues like the Black Lives Matter(BLM) …

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Union delivers strong first impression in Concacaf Champions League

Deportivo Saprissa has normally been a home favorite in its Concacaf Champions League history, but the Philadelphia Union looked like the seasoned veteran after fighting its way to an impressive first leg victory on Wednesday night. Jim Curtin earned his 100th career win as head coach of the Union as the MLS side captured a …

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NWSL, NWSLPA begin talks for first collective bargaining agreement

The National Women’s Soccer League and NWSL Players Association announced on Wednesday that formal negotiations have begun between the two parties for the league’s first collective bargaining agreement. NWSL players have been without a CBA since the league’s inception in late 2012. The NWSLPA was founded in 2017 and has been officially recognized by the …

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