Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Matthieu Reeb, the Secretary General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announces that the CAS has rejected Caster Semenya's challenge against IAAF rules forcing her to lower her testosterone levels to compete with women, even as judges l...
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Coronavirus: Residents in Paris outskirts clap, sing for healthcare workers

Coronavirus: Residents in Paris outskirts clap, sing for healthcare workers

Residents sing and clap from their balconies in Malakoff, on the outskirts of Paris, to show their support to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus epidemic on the 21st day of the lockdown.
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Ecuador city runs out of coffins amid COVID-19 crisis

Ecuador city runs out of coffins amid COVID-19 crisis

Soaring numbers of COVID-19 deaths in Ecuador's port city of Guayaquil have led to a shortage of coffins, forcing locals to resort to using cardboard boxes.
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Drive-through coronavirus testing site opens in downtown Washington

Drive-through coronavirus testing site opens in downtown Washington

The George Washington University Hospital opens a drive-through coronavirus testing site in the US capital as the pandemic spreads across the United States.
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Trump wishes 'friend' Johnson well, says US 'praying for his recovery'

Trump wishes 'friend' Johnson well, says US 'praying for his recovery'

US President Donald Trump sends his best wishes British Prime Minister and "friend" Boris Johnson, says Americans are "all praying for his recovery."
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Sitting ducks: fear stalks a Mumbai slum as virus cases inch up

Sitting ducks: fear stalks a Mumbai slum as virus cases inch up

In Mumbai's densely packed Dharavi neighbourhood -- one of Asia's largest slums -- coronavirus fears are growing as the number of cases climbs to five but residents say they have few options to escape its grip. RAW-INDIA-HEALTH-VIRUS-POVERTY-SLUMS
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Coronavirus: Residents in Paris outskirts clap, sing for healthcare workers

Coronavirus: Residents in Paris outskirts clap, sing for healthcare workers

Residents sing and clap from their balconies in Malakoff, on the outskirts of Paris, to support healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus epidemic on the 21st day of the lockdown.
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Coronavirus: France to begin 'vast testing operation' in nursing homes

Coronavirus: France to begin 'vast testing operation' in nursing homes

France will launch a "vast testing operation" in nursing homes -- where a total of 2,417 people have died since the start of the coronavirus epidemic -- to better protect residents, Health Minister Olivier Véran announces. COMPLETES VIDI1QF56D_EN
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Coronavirus: France reports record toll of 833 new deaths, including 605 in hospitals

Coronavirus: France reports record toll of 833 new deaths, including 605 in hospitals

France reports that 833 more people have died of COVID-19 in hospitals and nursing homes over the previous 24 hours, its highest daily toll since the epidemic began.
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Coronavirus: Lady Gaga announces a concert in support of the pandemic

Coronavirus: Lady Gaga announces a concert in support of the pandemic

The American singer Lady Gaga announces a concert against the coronavirus pandemic, which will take place and be broadcast worldwide on April 18. The announcement was made at a virtual press conference organised by the World Health Organization (...
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Coronavirus: Gaza restaurant prepares meals for quarantined Palestinians

Coronavirus: Gaza restaurant prepares meals for quarantined Palestinians

A restaurant in Gaza City prepares meals for Palestinians in quarantine centres as thousands of Palestinians who have returned to Gaza via Egypt have been quarantined as a precautionary measure. So far 12 cases have been confirmed, all of them pla...
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New York governor extends shutdown to April 29

New York governor extends shutdown to April 29

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo extends a shutdown in the epicenter of America's deadly coronavirus pandemic until near the end of April.
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Coronavirus: Migrants protest at Greek camp under virus lockdown

Coronavirus: Migrants protest at Greek camp under virus lockdown

Migrants hold banners in a sign of protest at the gate of the Malakasa camp near Athens, the second Greek migrant camp to be placed under lockdown after an Afghan resident tested positive for the coronavirus.
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New drive-through coronavirus testing site opens in Washington DC

New drive-through coronavirus testing site opens in Washington DC

Cars line up outside a newly opened drive-through coronavirus testing site at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
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'Covid', the baby tiger born under quarantine in a Mexican zoo

'Covid', the baby tiger born under quarantine in a Mexican zoo

A baby tiger who was born during quarantine has been called "Covid" at the Mexican Africa Bio Zoo in Cordoba (Veracruz). Zoo staff say the name is one of "hope" because the virus, despite being deadly, has forced people to "rethink".
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Coronavirus: Stockholm remains busy with people walking around as per usual

Coronavirus: Stockholm remains busy with people walking around as per usual

While other capital cities around Europe are deserted, Stockholm remains busy with people walking around as per usual. Sweden has not imposed extraordinary lockdown orders seen elsewhere in Europe to stem the spread of the virus, instead calling ...
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Undocumented tailors in France make masks for the Salvation Army

Undocumented tailors in France make masks for the Salvation Army

Despite being confined in a Salvation Army emergency shelter in Paris, undocumented migrants are doing their bit to help during the coronavirus epidemic, making hundreds of cloth masks for the disadvantaged people helped by the non-profit and its ...
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Coronavirus: Artist calls on Gazans to 'stay home' with sand sculpture

Coronavirus: Artist calls on Gazans to 'stay home' with sand sculpture

Dergham Krakeh, a Palestinian artist, calls on Gazans to "stay home" with sand carvings on a beach in Gaza City. So far, 12 cases have been confirmed in Gaza, all of them placed under quarantine. Thousands of Palestinians who have returned to Gaza...
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Coronavirus: Paris' Canal Saint-Martin deserted on 21st day of lockdown

Coronavirus: Paris' Canal Saint-Martin deserted on 21st day of lockdown

It's normally one of the liveliest spots in the French capital, bringing together tourists and Parisians alike to lounge along its banks. Canal Saint-Martin now lies deserted, a victim of France's lockdown. A nationwide stay-at-home order was impo...
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New York medics transport bodies to refrigerated truck, serving as temporary morgue

New York medics transport bodies to refrigerated truck, serving as temporary morgue

Medical personnel wearing full protective gear transport two bodies on stretchers from New York's Wyckoff Heights Medical Center to a refrigerated trailer repurposed as a makeshift morgue. As the United States' death toll races towards 10,000, in...
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Coronavirus: Affectionate Venezuelans say not touching is 'difficult'

Coronavirus: Affectionate Venezuelans say not touching is 'difficult'

José Antonio Freay tours a market in Venezuela's capital Caracas handing out mouthpieces in the middle of a quarantine for the new coronavirus. He avoids touching people, which is not easy for Venezuelans, who are used to effusive greetings with k...
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Coronavirus/Greece: migrants protest at camp under virus lockdown

Coronavirus/Greece: migrants protest at camp under virus lockdown

Migrants hold banners in a sign of protest at the gate of the Malakasa camp near Athens, the second Greek migrant camp placed under lockdown after an Afghan resident tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Champs-Elysees lies empty on 21st day of lockdown

Coronavirus: Champs-Elysees lies empty on 21st day of lockdown

It's not your average Monday morning on the Champs-Elysees. The Paris hotspot lies practically deserted on the 21st day of lockdown, while Place de la Concorde is no busier. France imposed a nationwide stay-at-home order from March 17 after shutte...
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Coronavirus: shuttered restaurants dish out for Spain's health workers

Coronavirus: shuttered restaurants dish out for Spain's health workers

Restaurants in Barcelona which have closed their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic are preparing meals for the city's healthcare workers -- working nonstop in the fight against COVID-19.
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Images of hospital where Boris Johnson has been reportedly admitted for tests

Images of hospital where Boris Johnson has been reportedly admitted for tests

Images outside London's St Thomas' hospital, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night after reportedly being admitted for tests following 10 days of persistent symptoms of coronavirus, but the government insists he remains in cha...
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