The Latest: 2 World Sevens Rugby Events for Next Year Off
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Thai PM Orders Probe Into Dropping of Red Bull Scion’s Case
Thailand's prime minister responded Wednesday to growing public furor by ordering a probe into the dropping of criminal charges against a Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of killing a policeman in a hit-and-run accident eight years ago.
Pakistani Military Says Soldier Killed in Cross-Border Raid
Pakistan's military said militants killed a soldier in a cross-border attack on a security post on Wednesday near the Afghan border.
British-Australian Academic Moved to Notorious Iran Prison
A British-Australian academic serving a 10-year sentence for espionage in Iran has been moved to a notorious prison where concerns for her well-being have escalated, the Australian government confirmed Wednesday.
Deutsche Bank Reports 2nd-Quarter Profit Despite Loan Losses
Deutsche bank reported a small net profit of 61 million euros in the second quarter as cost-cutting and revenue growth outweighed increased loan losses due to the virus outbreak. The gain compared with a loss of 3.1 billion euros in the year-earlier quarter, when the bank had large expenses related to its ongoing restructuring.
Germany: Garden Search Continues in McCann Investigation
German police investigating the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal in 2007 were searching a garden plot on the outskirts of Hannover in northern Germany for a third day in a row Wednesday.
Asian Shares Mixed Amid Dismal Earnings, Wall Street Slump
Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as reports of dismal company earnings add to pessimism over the widespread economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Throwback 5-Game Series Force Players to ‘Embrace the Grind’
Fans counted down the seconds to the final buzzer, 'Brass Bonanza' played over the speakers at Hartford Civic Center and Whalers players Dave Tippett, Joel Quenneville and Dean Evason celebrated a three-game sweep of the Quebec Nordiques.
Game On: NBA Finally Set to See Games That Count Again
Games were canceled. Practice facilities were shuttered. A season ended unceremoniously for eight teams. The draft process was delayed, as was free agency. Some players tested positive for the coronavirus. Many more took to the streets and used their voices to demand justice and equality as racism and police brutality sparked a nationwide conversation.
Stray Souvenirs: Without Fans, MLB Foul Balls Left Lonely
Mookie Betts made a running catch in foul territory and immediately spotted something just over the padded outfield wall at Dodger Stadium: a lonely, stray baseball.