Cricket Sports

Barbarians match called off 90 minutes before kick-off due to Covid cases

Women’s game at Twickenham attracts world-record crowd Qualifying for Women’s Cricket World Cup is abandoned Saturday’s match between the Barbarian men’s team and Samoa at

Cricket Sports

England’s cricketers privately query £2.1m bonus for ECB executives

England’s leading men’s cricketers are privately querying the bonuses set to be handed to the sport’s top administrators after agreeing to pay cuts and reduced

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Boris in isolation? There is a God after all | Brief letters

Ebony Rainford-Brent (The Hundred has won me over but it remains a gamble for cricket in England, 17 July) sees the potential of the new

India

Indonesia’s daily Covid infections higher than India and Brazil

Indonesia has reported more daily Covid-19 infections than India and Brazil as the Delta strain sweeps across south-east Asia, placing intense pressure on health systems.

Health World

UK trial aims to find hidden lung damage caused by long Covid

A clinical trial has been launched to detect currently invisible lung damage in people with long Covid, as part of a £20m research drive that

Science World

England’s Covid unlocking is threat to world, say 1,200 scientists

Boris Johnson’s plan to lift virtually all of England’s pandemic restrictions on Monday is a threat to the world and provides fertile ground for the

Health Science World

Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds

The largest ever international study of people with long Covid has identified more than 200 symptoms and prompted researchers to call for a national screening

World

Troops called in after jailing of Zuma ignites violence and looting

South Africa’s army has said it is deploying troops to two provinces, including the economic hub of Johannesburg, to help quell mob violence and looting

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Global experts urge Boris Johnson to delay ‘dangerous’ Covid reopening

Lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England this month is “dangerous and premature”, according to international scientists and doctors, who have called on the UK