Cancelling the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games due to the coronavirus outbreak would reduce Japan’s annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth by 1.4 per cent, it is claimed in a new report.
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Norway won both the men's 4x7.5 kilometres and women's 4x6km relays as action continued today at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Nové Město na Moravě.
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Spain’s Lucas Eguibar claimed a memorable home win at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross World Cup in Sierra Nevada today.
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The International Cycling Union (UCI) World Tour is set to resume tomorrow with the opening day of Paris-Nice, an event from which several teams have confirmed their withdrawal citing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
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The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has taken the decision to cancel the in-person aspects of its upcoming Sports Forum and host the time-sensitive sessions online due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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World Rugby has announced an extension of its women’s executive leadership scholarship programme, following what it claims to be "game-changing" outcomes in its first two years.
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