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Belarusian leader bucks coronavirus 'psychosis,' plays hockey

MOSCOW — While officials from Montreal to Moscow have placed populations under some form of lockdown designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus,...

'Better to die standing than to live on your knees,' says...

According to WHO statistics, Belarus, a country with a population of 9.5 million, has recorded 94 cases of coronavirus and zero deaths.Lukashenko has repeatedly...

Last league standing: Belarusian football basks in new-found popularity

With professional football at a virtual standstill around the globe, fans in need of their weekly fix are turning to the Belarusian Premier League...

Coronavirus Live Updates: 200,000 Americans Could Die, Warn Top Health Officials

200,000 Americans could die even if the U.S. takes aggressive action, Fauci says.Two of the top doctors advising President Trump on the coronavirus pandemic...

'There are no viruses here': Belarus president plays ice hockey amid...

The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko took part in an ice hockey game in Belarus, saying that 'there are no viruses here', adding that ice hockey...

Football is shut down across Europe, but in Belarus it's business...

The Belarusian Premier League has seen its popularity soar among football fans these past two weeks, as it is now the only competition on...

Football is shut down across Europe due to the coronavirus, but...

The Belarusian Premier League has seen its popularity soar among football fans these past two weeks, as it is now the only competition on...

NBA notebook: Play likely to resume without fans

If the NBA regular season resumes, it is almost “100 percent” the games will be played without fans present, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported Friday....

Protesters defy lockdown as coronavirus threatens Ukraine-Russia peace push

KYIV, Ukraine — The streets of Kyiv are empty. Restaurants, bars and shops are closed. Only a few passersby can be spotted on Maidan...

Russian cyclists' lawsuit against WADA dismissed

Gold medallist Britain's Simon Yates (C), silver medallist Spain's Eloy Teruel Rovira (L) and bronze medallist Russia's Kiril Sveshnikov pose for a photo after...

Coronavirus: gambling firms urged to impose betting cap of £50...

MPs have implored online gambling firms to impose a temporary betting cap of £50 a day during the Covid-19 crisis, as evidence emerged that...

Football faces endless conundrums when the game finally restarts | Ed...

As Gareth Southgate put it so eloquently, this is hardly the moment for football to take centre stage. Yet after a week in which...

Factbox: Coronavirus deaths pass 5,400 worldwide

(Reuters) - Some 145,594 people have been infected by the coronavirus across the world and 5,419 have died, according to a Reuters tally. An...

Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

(Reuters) - The world’s richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy as coronavirus cases ballooned in the new epicentre, Europe, with deaths...

Tired of 'Into the Wild' rescues, locals want bus removed

Local Alaska officials fed up with deaths and rescues of people in ill-fated attempts to reach a legendary bus made famous by the book...

Sports events still happening despite coronavirus pandemic

(Reuters) - Sports events around the world that have not been suspended, postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic: OLYMPICS - The Olympics...

Boxing: Russo's bid for fifth Olympics fades in his hotel room

LONDON (Reuters) - Italian super-heavyweight Clemente Russo, a double Olympic silver medallist, blamed digestive problems for a no-show in his Tokyo 2020 qualifying bout...

Boxing: Dubois wins Tokyo 2020 qualifier to launch senior career

LONDON (Reuters) - British lightweight Caroline Dubois, who made her start in boxing pretending to be a boy called Colin, won the first fight...

Prince Harry prank called by Russian hoaxer pretending to be Greta...

Prince Harry was told that Greta is a distant relative and a dynastic wedding could help solve climate change (Picture: Metro.co.uk)The Duke of Sussex...

Trump opposition throws surveillance legislation in doubt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to extend surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt Wednesday as President...