Former world number one Andy Murray said he was 'gutted' after deciding to withdraw from next month's Australian Open following a positive test for COVID-19 earlier this month. The 33-year-old Murray, a wildcard, confirmed last Thursday that he had tested positive for the virus and was in self-isolation at his home near London. That meant he was unable to take one of the charter flights laid on by Australian Open organisers, leaving him facing a race to be able to arrive in time to complete the mandatory 14-day quarantine period as per health protocols.
Panaji (Goa) [India], January 22 (ANI): Mumbai City FC overcame a tough challenge from SC East Bengal to sneak in a 1-0 win in the ongoing seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, here on Friday.
Solskjaer scored the winning goal in added time 22 years ago to seal a 2-1 comeback victory and United went on to lift the FA Cup to add to their Premier League title win. They then clinched the Champions League crown four days later to complete the treble. "Of course we can take a few things from that season," Solskjaer said.
Bob Avian, the Tony Award-winning choreographer of “A Chorus Line,” died Thursday of a heart attack. He was 83. In a career that spanned seven decades, Avian appeared in, staged, produced, directed or designed the dances for dozens of Broadway hits — his resume reads like a history of musical theater in the 20th and […]
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England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin will return to action for Everton in Sunday's FA Cup fourth round tie with Championship side Sheffield Wednesday, said the Premier League club's manager Carlo Ancelotti.
France's Indian Ocean territory of Mayotte will store its first vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at a secret and secure location when they arrive on Sunday to deter would-be thieves, the local health authority chief said. A military plane will deliver the initial 975 doses to France's poorest territory as concerns grow about a new variant of COVID-19 detected in nearby South Africa and almost a month after the first shots were given in metropolitan France. The strenuous efforts to safeguard the vaccine in Mayotte, located between Mozambique and Madagascar, come after surgical face masks were stolen from the island's main hospital last spring and sold in the neighbouring Comoros archipelago.
Pfizer on Friday committed to supply up to 40 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this year to a World Health Organization-backed effort to get affordable shots to poor and middle-income countries. The deal is a boost to the global program known as COVAX, as wealthy nations have snapped up most of the millions of coming shots. The commitment, announced at a virtual press conference held by the Geneva-based WHO, is seen as important because Pfizer and its partner BioNTech won the first emergency authorization from the influential U.S. Food and Drug Administration in mid-December.
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A “spectacular” storm brought strong wings and hail to the Spanish province of Catalonia in the morning of Friday, January 22, local media reported.Meteo Catalonia shared radar images of what they called a “whirlwind line” and said the storm crossed Catalonia in the space of just two hours with wind speeds as high as 73 mph (117 km/h).Video shared by Marco Cos Gracia shows rain and hail falling in the Catalonian city of Reus, before a loud thunder crack is heard. Credit: Marco Cos Gracia via Storyful
The COVID-19 variant identified in England last month could carry a higher risk of causing death although data is limited, according to one of the government's scientific advisory groups, ITV political editor Robert Peston said on Twitter on Friday. While the new variant is more contagious, Britain's chief health and science officials have so far said there was no evidence that it was more lethal or caused more serious illness. However, Peston said the government's New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (Nervtag) had now concluded it "may be a bit more lethal than the existing strain".
Among other things, John Lurie is a reality-television pioneer. A musician who founded jazz group the Lounge Lizards and who moonlighted as an actor in films such as Jim Jarmusch’s “Down By Law,” Lurie’s a polymath. His first television series, “Fishing With John,” premiered on Bravo in 1991 and riffed on the fishing shows found […]
Edward Burns was only 12-years-old in 1980, so he doesn’t consider that decade to be one he experienced to the fullest at the time. Having some distance from the politics or harder events of the time period, though, makes him look back on it fondly as a simpler time, “the way you look back at […]
Manchester [UK], January 22 (ANI): Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Friday informed that midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will miss between four to six weeks after picking up an injury against Aston Villa in midweek.
Friday, Jan. 22 Palm Springs Film Festival will Honor Gary Oldman with Chairman Award The Palm Springs International Film Awards has announced that Gary Oldman will be the recipient of the Chairman’s Award for his performance in “Mank.” “Gary Oldman gives another mesmerizing performance as Herman J. Mankiewicz in David Fincher’s “Mank.” Oldman plays the […]
Brie Larson is set to star in and executive produce the drama series “Lessons in Chemistry,” which has landed a straight-to-series order at Apple in a competitive situation, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is based on the upcoming debut novel from author, science editor, and copywriter Bonnie Garmus. Set in the early 1960s, “Lessons in […]
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In an unprecedented work environment defined by distributed teams and virtual-only communication, two co-founders think their 2018 bet reigns truer than ever: mentors need mentorship, too. Christine Tao and Lori Mazan, the brains behind Sounding Board, want to train any leader within an organization to be a better leader. The San Francisco startup connects anyone from first-time managers to C-suite executives with coaches through a marketplace.
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