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Durable goods tepid in February, before virus struck

Durable goods tepid in February, before virus struck

Demand for airplanes and cars pushed February US durable goods orders higher than expected, according to government data Wednesday that was compiled before the coronavirus outbreak hit the economy.But manufacturing outside of transportation decreased more than

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

The Tokyo Olympics became the latest sporting casualty of the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday following the decision to postpone the sporting extravaganza until next year.Football, basketball, golf, motorsport, cricket and tennis have all fallen victim to the

USA Gymnastics calls for Tokyo Olympics to be postponed

USA Gymnastics calls for Tokyo Olympics to be postponed

USA Gymnastics joined the growing number of sports federations calling for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be postponed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.In a statement posted on its Twitter account, the federation said it was making the move after a survey f

Cyprus says beaches, parks off limits to fight virus

Cyprus says beaches, parks off limits to fight virus

Cyprus declared on Monday that beaches and parks were out of bounds as part of increased restrictions on movements aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus on the Mediterranean island.Open air markets will close and sports facilities, places of worship, dams

On or off? Who's saying what over Tokyo Olympics postponement

On or off? Who's saying what over Tokyo Olympics postponement

As the deadly coronavirus spreads around the globe, doubts grow over whether the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will go ahead as scheduled from July 24 to August 9.AFP Sport looks at who's saying what:"It may become inevitable that we make a decision to postpone."-- J