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Portuguese soccer league next in line to resume in Europe

The Portuguese league will resume this week as European soccer continues to make its gradual return amid the coronavirus pandemic. After the Bundesliga and some other minor leagues resumed, Portugal gets back on the field on Wednesday with leader Porto...

COVID-19 safety plan approved for 2 Formula One Grand Prix races

The Austrian Health Ministry has approved safety conditions for Austria to host two Formula One Grand Prix races in July. The first 10 races of the season have either been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but F1...

LASK Linz loses Austrian league lead for team training

Austrian league leader LASK Linz has been deducted six points for conducting team training sessions in violation of pandemic restrictions, a decision that could have a big impact on the title race. The points deduction means LASK slipped from first...

Olympic ski champion Anna Veith retires

Olympic ski champion Anna Veith has twice returned to the top from serious knee injuries. A year after blowing out her knee for the third time, the 2014 super-G gold medalist from Austria is leaving the sport. Veith announced her retirement...

Kevin Harvick beat Alex Bowman as NASCAR returns to racing

This was a 400-mile drive unlike any other in modern day NASCAR. The grandstands were completely empty. There wasn’t a single tailgate inside the track. Everyone wore face coverings — some with the team logos, others opting for plain disposable...

LASK Linz accused of illicit training session

Austrian soccer league leader LASK Linz faces a charge of breaking rules on training during the coronavirus pandemic, the league said Thursday. Clubs in Austria are only supposed to hold training for small groups of players under social distancing regulations...

UFC 249 ushers in fan-free, mask-filled era of sports

Kicks, punches and grunts echoed through the empty arena. Coaches, commentators and camera clicks resonated like never before. Blood, sweat, swollen eyelids and face masks signaled the return of UFC, the first major sporting event to resume since the...

Another coronavirus case in German soccer before key meeting

Second-division German soccer club Erzgebirge Aue put its entire squad in home isolation on Tuesday after a member of staff tested positive for the coronavirus. It was the first confirmed case in the German league’s second round of testing, coming...

F1 hopes to start season with double-header in Austria

Formula One hopes to finally start the season with a double-header in the naturally isolated environment around the venue for the Austrian Grand Prix. Despite the first 10 races having been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the...

3 people at German club Cologne test positive for virus

Three people at German soccer club Cologne have tested positive for the coronavirus in the latest blow to the Bundesliga’s hopes of resuming this month. In a statement on Friday, Cologne didn’t name the people who tested positive, and didn’t...

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BRICS Meeting Questions Over Putin’s Arrest

The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) foreign ministers gathered in South Africa on Thursday, but the focus...