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Conor McGregor wants Irish military to help ensure people stay at home

Conor McGregor wants Irish military to help ensure people stay at home

McGregor defeated Donald Cerrone in his UFC comeback bout in JanuaryFormer UFC champion Conor McGregor wants the Irish military to support the police to ensure the public complies with coronavirus measures.The Irish mixed martial arts star also said the country’s airports be closed immediately.On Friday, the Irish government told people to stay at home for…

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Coronavirus and sport – latest updates and reaction

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive ReportingPosted at 14:1014:10Haddadi tests positiveWorld Athletics say Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi has tested positive for coronavirus.Posted at 13:4713:47Pedro missing family during lockdownGetty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesChelsea’s Spanish winger Pedro has…


Phil Neville: How Olympics delay could affect England boss

Phil Neville: How Olympics delay could affect England boss

Phil Neville poses with England midfielder Jordan Nobbs at a ‘500 days to Euro 2021’ event at Wembley in FebruaryThe Olympic Games have been pushed back a year and a postponement of the 2021 Women’s European Championship is also on the cards, so what impact does that have on England manager Phil Neville?The 43-year-old has…


Heather Knight: Quizzes, cycling & volunteering for NHS

Heather Knight: Quizzes, cycling & volunteering for NHS

It is pretty dramatic how things have changed in the 10 days since I’ve been back from Australia.To start with, it was all pretty normal. I got picked up from the airport, went into town to meet a few friends and we had a walk through a lovely, quiet London.Then we went for a drink…


BBC Sport’s five things to do today

BBC Sport’s five things to do today

Read this…With live sport on hold, the BBC has opened its vast commentary archives to give fans a chance to re-live some of the most iconic moments in sporting history. Find out more.Watch this…Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker channels his inner dancer while recreating Hugh Grant’s iconic routine from the film Love Actually. Media…


Deserted London landmarks seen from above

Deserted London landmarks seen from above

Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video Some of London’s most popular landmarks are devoid of the usual crowds as people stay indoors to help combat coronavirus. 28 Mar 2020 Go to next video: Stranded abroad by coronavirus


UK space company blames coronavirus for collapse

UK space company blames coronavirus for collapse

Image copyright ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE Image caption OneWeb has contracts for multiple rocket launches to get all its satellites in the sky OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US.The firm, which has been building a network to deliver broadband across the globe, blamed the Covid-19 crisis for its inability to…


Wuhan partly reopens after coronavirus lockdown

Wuhan partly reopens after coronavirus lockdown

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many of those arriving in Wuhan on Saturday pulled suitcases behind them as they returned to their families The city in China where the coronavirus pandemic began, Wuhan, has partially re-opened after more than two months of isolation. Crowds of passengers were pictured arriving at Wuhan train station on Saturday.…


Coronavirus: Wuhan easing lockdown as World battles virus

Coronavirus: Wuhan easing lockdown as World battles virus

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Lack of medical supplies: ‘A national shame’

Lack of medical supplies: ‘A national shame’

President Trump has invoked the Defense Production Act to get General Motors to make more ventilators and Boeing will make face shields for medical professionals.Doctors in the United States have been sharing the difficulty of obtaining gear to treat patients with Covid-19.Some say it adds to the pressure of caring for their patients while another…


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