Insurers could lose billions if coronavirus causes Olympics cancellation

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Global insurers face a hefty bill if the coronavirus forces the cancellation of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with estimates of the cost of insuring the sporting showpiece running into the billions of dollars.

COVID-19 outbreak: Here’s what’s happening around the world Friday

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The director of the World Health Organization is urging countries to try and break the chain of transmission of the novel coronavirus, which has now infected more than 83,000 people.

3 prominent Hong Kongers charged with illegal assembly

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Outspoken Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and two prominent opposition politicians were charged Friday with illegal assembly over a pro-democracy march last year, as the territory's Beijing-backed government appeared to move to settle scores over the protests....

Milan at a standstill: Life in a city when coronavirus fears take over

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Life in Milan is at a standstill under tight restrictions to deal with Italy's coronavirus outbreak, which looms just outside the city's borders. But residents talk more about their concerns for the economy than their health.

Canadian women set new national mark at track cycling world championships in Berlin

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The Canadian women’s team had a blistering day at the Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin on Thursday.

List of sporting events affected by the coronavirus outbreak

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An up-to-date list of all the sporting events affected by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus scuttles pre-Olympic camp for Canada’s women’s water polo team

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Canada's women's water polo team was scheduled to be on a flight to Hungary on Wednesday evening. Instead, with the coronavirus gaining a foothold in Europe, Water Polo Canada decided to play it safe and keep the...

Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team blasts past Ukraine at Halifax Paralympic qualifier

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The Canadian women's sitting volleyball remained undefeated following a stellar, straight-sets victory over top ranked Ukraine at a Paralympic qualifying event in Halifax on Thursday.

Canadiens concede 4 in final frame as Rangers rally to road victory

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Ryan Strome scored twice and added an assist as the surging Rangers rallied to a 5-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday to extend New York's win streak to five games.

Mikael Granlund, Predators extinguish Flames with late game heroics

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Mikael Granlund tied it up just before the end of regulation and then scored the winner 1:20 into overtime as the Nashville Predators beat Calgary 4-3 Thursday night in a showdown of the Western Conference's two wild-card...