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Foot sores may be a new symptom of COVID-19, Spanish doctors say
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Foot sores may be a new symptom of COVID-19, Spanish doctors say

Purplish foot sores, like the ones seen in chickenpox and measles, may be an early sign of coronavirus infection.

1,541 hidden COVID-19 patients under observation in China, as the country starts reporting asymptomatic cases
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1,541 hidden COVID-19 patients under observation in China, as the country starts reporting asymptomatic cases

Asymptomatic coronavirus cases refer to people who have extremely mild or no symptoms of the infection but test positive for it.

Coronavirus claims its third victim in India, country begins testing for community transmission as cases reach 131
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Coronavirus claims its third victim in India, country begins testing for community transmission as cases reach 131

The number of deaths globally has crossed 7,150 now. Of the 180,000 confirmed cases globally, almost 80,000 patients have reportedly recovered.

ISL 2019-20 final between ATK and Chennaiyin FC to be played behind closed doors due to coronavirus pandemic
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ISL 2019-20 final between ATK and Chennaiyin FC to be played behind closed doors due to coronavirus pandemic

The upcoming ISL 2019-20 final between ATK FC and Chennaiyin FC will now be played behind closed doors at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.

Formula 1 cannot race in a country if a team is denied entry due to coronavirus procedures, says Ross Brawn
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Formula 1 cannot race in a country if a team is denied entry due to coronavirus procedures, says Ross Brawn

Formula One could not hold a world championship race in a country that denies access to any team due to coronavirus restrictions, motorsport managing director Ross Brawn said on Tuesday.

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig apologise to Japanese fans over coronavirus error during Bayer Leverkusen match
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Bundesliga: RB Leipzig apologise to Japanese fans over coronavirus error during Bayer Leverkusen match

German football club Leipzig apologised on Monday to a group of fans from Japan for what they called a mistake "on our part” apparently related to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: No change to badminton qualification period despite coronavirus impact, says BWF
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: No change to badminton qualification period despite coronavirus impact, says BWF

Badminton World Federation said on Friday it is not making any adjustments to the Olympic qualification period despite a host of events being impacted by the coronavirus in the lead-up to the Tokyo Games, which start in July.

Tokyo Olympics 2020's fate in face of threat from coronavirus rests in hands of IOC President Thomas Bach
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Tokyo Olympics 2020's fate in face of threat from coronavirus rests in hands of IOC President Thomas Bach

Having pumped more than $12 billion over nearly a decade into preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan’s dream is at risk from the coronavirus — and one man may have the final say: Thomas Bach.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: There's no 'Plan B' for Games despite alarm over spread of coronavirus, reiterates Japanese official
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: There's no 'Plan B' for Games despite alarm over spread of coronavirus, reiterates Japanese official

Tokyo has no Plan B for this year’s Summer Olympics despite alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Japan and elsewhere with under five months before the event, a senior official said on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC President Thomas Bach tries to boost morale about Games in face of coronavirus threat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC President Thomas Bach tries to boost morale about Games in face of coronavirus threat

IOC President Thomas Bach tries to boost morale in Japan with media interview about Tokyo Olympics 2020 in face of coronavirus threat

US Olympic and Paralympic Committee starts collecting logistical information to deal with coronavirus threat
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US Olympic and Paralympic Committee starts collecting logistical information to deal with coronavirus threat

With the threat of coronavirus hanging over the Tokyo Olympics, USOPC has been gathering information from the individual sports about their pre-Olympic schedules — what events have been cancelled, moved or postponed, and what other events could be in the future.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers consider scaling down torch relay amid concerns over coronavirus outbreak
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers consider scaling down torch relay amid concerns over coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo Olympics officials are considering scaling down the torch relay due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the chief executive of the organising committee said on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe calls for two-week curbs on sports events as coronavirus looms over Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe calls for two-week curbs on sports events as coronavirus looms over Games

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for sports and cultural events to be scrapped or curtailed for two weeks as the country battles to stem coronavirus contagion amid mounting concerns the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled

World Table Tennis Championships 2020 postponed until June over coronavirus fears in South Korea
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World Table Tennis Championships 2020 postponed until June over coronavirus fears in South Korea

Next month’s table tennis world championships in South Korea have been postponed until June over health concerns as the east Asian nation grapples with an outbreak of the coronavirus

Italian football matches in areas affected by coronavirus could be played behind closed doors
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Italian football matches in areas affected by coronavirus could be played behind closed doors

The Italian government is moving toward having football matches played behind closed doors in affected areas as authorities try to contain a spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe.

COVID-19 update 17 Feb: 2 Indians onboard Diamond Princess getting treatment, some Chinese patients get better on blood plasma transfusions and more
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COVID-19 update 17 Feb: 2 Indians onboard Diamond Princess getting treatment, some Chinese patients get better on blood plasma transfusions and more

While there has been an alarming number of deaths, it is important to acknowledge that many people have recovered from the infection as well.