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Serie A to resume on June 20: Details here

29 May 2020

Serie A to resume on June 20: Details here

After seeing La Liga and Premier League set dates for resumption of the 2019-20 season, Italy's Serie A too announced a move to start football next month.

Overflowing crematoriums and mortuaries: Coronavirus makes last rites painful

28 May 2020

Overflowing crematoriums and mortuaries: Coronavirus makes last rites painful

While countries, including India, are finding it difficult to keep the number of coronavirus cases low, they are faced with another major problem — cremation of the dead.

Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned

26 May 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned

To ensure that the National Capital is well-prepared as coronavirus cases are surging, the Delhi government asked private hospitals to reserve 20% of their beds.

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo reports to Juventus for medical tests

19 May 2020

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo reports to Juventus for medical tests

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo reported to Juventus' training center for medical tests on Tuesday after a 10-week absence.

Nearly 30% of Apple Stores will be operational this week

18 May 2020

Nearly 30% of Apple Stores will be operational this week

Apple has started re-opening its stores in different parts of the world.

Serie A restart: Italian PM wants 'more guarantees'

17 May 2020

Serie A restart: Italian PM wants 'more guarantees'

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he needs "more guarantees" before the green light can finally be given for the resumption of Serie A after a two-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

16 May 2020

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

FIFA's The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, world football's governing body confirmed.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be quarantined after returning to Milan

12 May 2020

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be quarantined after returning to Milan

Football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to Italy and is set to spend time in quarantine before training with AC Milan ahead of the potential return of the Serie A season.

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Europe has been among the hardest-hit regions in the world.

Juventus players return to training, Ronaldo enters 14-day quarantine

06 May 2020

Juventus players return to training, Ronaldo enters 14-day quarantine

Juventus players returned to individual training at the team's sports centre on Tuesday.

As Italy emerges from world's longest coronavirus lockdown, worries remain

04 May 2020

As Italy emerges from world's longest coronavirus lockdown, worries remain

Italy, one of the worst-hit nations in the coronavirus pandemic, has started to emerge from the world's longest nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak: Serie A teams to resume training

27 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Serie A teams to resume training

Serie A sides will be allowed to resume individual training from May 4 and team training from May 18.

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

As deaths across the globe due to COVID-19 continue unabated, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the coronavirus is here to stay.

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

13 Apr 2020

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

From Italy to India, several countries are reeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

13 Apr 2020

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and is capable of wiping off cities, the new data about the death toll confirms, yet again.

Coronavirus: Are the worst-hit countries flattening the curve?

08 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Are the worst-hit countries flattening the curve?

The total number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1.4 million on Wednesday, including over 80,000 deaths.

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

08 Apr 2020

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother passes away

07 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother passes away

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother passed away after contracting coronavirus.

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

06 Apr 2020

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

The first stage to curtail the coronavirus pandemic is a lockdown, as countries that have been hammered by COVID-19 have shown. Italy has shut everything, so has France and so did epicenter China (although only worst-affected cities were shut).

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

03 Apr 2020

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

In a bid to uplift the gloomy mood of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Indians they aren't alone during the 21-day lockdown, which is currently underway.

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

01 Apr 2020

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

If a healthcare worker dies while treating COVID-19 patients, the family will get Rs. 1 crore compensation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday while adding that they were no less than soldiers defending the nation.

I was struggling to breathe: Paulo Dybala on coronavirus nightmare

28 Mar 2020

I was struggling to breathe: Paulo Dybala on coronavirus nightmare

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has revealed how he struggled to breathe after contracting the coronavirus which has gone on to claim lives of more than 27,000 people around the world.

Punjab-man, who died of coronavirus, infected 23; 15 villages sealed

27 Mar 2020

Punjab-man, who died of coronavirus, infected 23; 15 villages sealed

In a troublesome turn of events, a 70-year-old Punjab man, who died of coronavirus, is believed to have infected 23 people and met hundreds when he jumped self-quarantine rules.

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.

Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus

25 Mar 2020

Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus

The world will be categorized into the pre-coronavirus phase and the one after that.

Coronavirus: Italy records second-deadliest day with 743 new deaths

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Italy records second-deadliest day with 743 new deaths

After a two-day consecutive drop in the number of coronavirus-related deaths, Italy hoped that the worst was over.

Guardiola donates money to fight coronavirus outbreak in Spain

25 Mar 2020

Guardiola donates money to fight coronavirus outbreak in Spain

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has donated a sum £920,000 to fight the coronavirus outbreak in Spain.

Coronavirus positive cases top 400,000 worldwide, pandemic is accelerating

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus positive cases top 400,000 worldwide, pandemic is accelerating

In just three days, the number of coronavirus cases, worldwide, went from 300,000 to over 400,000, giving yet another proof of how contagious the disease is.

Despite coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide refuse to stay indoors

23 Mar 2020

Despite coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide refuse to stay indoors

Around the world, the coronavirus outbreak has compelled authorities to impose strict regulations advising social distancing and urging people to stay indoors.

Enforce coronavirus lockdown, take action against violators: Centre tells states

23 Mar 2020

Enforce coronavirus lockdown, take action against violators: Centre tells states

Fully aware that only a nationwide lockdown can contain the spread of coronavirus, the government of India has asked states to enforce it diligently and ordered to take legal action against those flouting rules.

Coronavirus: Italy records highest single-day death toll, again; Army called

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Italy records highest single-day death toll, again; Army called

In what shows that things aren't getting any better in Italy, the number of people dying due to novel coronavirus climbed to 627 on a single day on Friday, the Italian Civil Protection Agency announced.

Coronavirus: More people have died in Italy than epicenter China

20 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: More people have died in Italy than epicenter China

The deadly coronavirus has taken more lives in Italy than it did in China, the country where it originated from in mid-December, 2019.

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.

In coronavirus-battered Italy, victims face death alone, burials postponed

19 Mar 2020

In coronavirus-battered Italy, victims face death alone, burials postponed

A generation has been wiped out and it just makes you cry, an official of CFB, the largest funeral director in Italy's Bergamo, said, painting a picture of what exactly is happening in the European nation, that coronavirus has ripped apart.

Italy sees worst-ever day, 475 die of coronavirus in 24-hours

19 Mar 2020

Italy sees worst-ever day, 475 die of coronavirus in 24-hours

Italy witnessed the biggest rise in death toll due to coronavirus on Wednesday, as 475 people died of the deadly COVID-19 disease. The total number of fatalities stands at 2,978, and 35,713 have been infected.

Spain: 21-year-old coach with leukemia youngest to die of coronavirus

17 Mar 2020

Spain: 21-year-old coach with leukemia youngest to die of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has continued to cause havoc in people's lives.

Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders

17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders

With no cure for the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in sight, world leaders have taken a more stringent approach, announcing the closure of borders and extending lockdown.

What are coronavirus isolation wards like? Here are first-hand experiences

16 Mar 2020

What are coronavirus isolation wards like? Here are first-hand experiences

Quarantine, isolation wards, and coronavirus are perhaps the three most searched words in recent days. While the last one is the real monster, having killed more than 6,000 people globally, isolation wards aren't that nasty and neither is it bad to quarantine oneself.

Football can wait: Italy's coach on Euro 2020

16 Mar 2020

Football can wait: Italy's coach on Euro 2020

Italy coach Roberto Mancini stated that football can wait and as per him, the European Championship should be deferred till 2021, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.