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‘Super-spreader Euro 2020’: Europe risks new wave of infections, WHO warns

The Covid-19 infections in Europe have risen by 10% in the past week after two months of decline and risk of a new wave of cases is growing, the World Health Organization has said. Regional director Hans Kluge blamed sluggish vaccine rollouts, new variants and increased social mixing. There are also concerns that the Euro […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 109th international goal to equal world record

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to equal the all-time international goal scoring record as Portugal qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2020 in a thrilling conclusion to Group F on Wednesday. The Juventus forward was unnervingly accurate with two penalties to earn Portugal a 2-2 draw against reigning World Cup champion France in Budapest. In […]

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Danish footballer Christian Eriksen to be fitted with heart starter

Danish footballer Christian Eriksen is to be fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), the Danish national football association announced on Thursday, following the midfielder’s collapse on the field at Euro 2020. Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game against Finland on Saturday before being resuscitated with CPR and a defibrillator. Earlier this week, […]