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Coe and Ovett’s Olympic debt to bureaucrat who defied Thatcher | Andy Bull | Sport

Former British Olympic Association chairman Sir Denis Follows (centre) insisted sporting boycotts ‘never do anyone any good’, much to the chagrin of Margaret Thatcher.

Sir Denis Follows, 71, short and bald, started every day’s work by opening his post. It was a habit he’d had as secretary of the Football Association, and a habit he kept as chairman of the British Olympic Association. In between the two jobs, he’d been knighted. Which was some …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Leaders Beg Public to Stay Home; Fed Vows to Buy as Much Debt as Needed

Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Leaders Beg Public to Stay Home; Fed Vows to Buy as Much Debt as Needed

U.S. lawmakers try again on a $1.8 trillion stimulus plan. Senators and senior Trump administration officials were scrambling on Monday to strike a deal on a $1.8 trillion measure to bolster the economy, after Democrats blocked action on the package on Sunday, demanding stronger protections for workers and restrictions for …

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SoftBank To Raise $41 Billion To Expand Share Buyback, Cut Debt

SoftBank To Raise $41 Billion To Expand Share Buyback, Cut Debt

Tokyo: SoftBank Group Corp said on Monday it is selling or monetising up to 4.5 trillion yen ($41 billion) in assets to buy back 2 trillion yen of its shares and reduce debt, sending its stock soaring to its biggest daily gain in nearly 12 years. The share buyback will …

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Stock, Currency, Commodity Markets Shut For Holi On Tuesday

Markets Off Day

The domestic capital, debt and foreign exchange (forex) markets will remain shut on Tuesday for Holi.  Holi is a festival of colours as on the main Holi day, people transcending classes and age groups daub themselves in colours or gulal of all hues. Holi is also known as the Spring …

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Yes Bank Debt Writedown To Make Capital Raising More Difficult

Yes Bank Debt Writedown To Make Capital Raising More Difficult

As per RBI’s revival plan, Additional Tier 1 bonds capital will be written down “permanently, in full.” Mumbai / Hong Kong: The unexpected writedown of some bonds issued by crisis-hit Indian lender Yes Bank as part of a state-led rescue is set to raise borrowing costs and make capital-raising tougher …

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Here are Friday’s worst stock-market performers as oil takes the market down

Here are Friday’s worst stock-market performers as oil takes the market down

On the worst day for oil prices in more than five years, the broad U.S. stock indexes took another beating on Friday. • The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.98% was down 256.5 points, or 1%, to close at 25,864.78. • The S&P 500 index SPX, -1.70% fared considerably worse, with a …

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Sleeping In on Weekends May Not Repay Your Sleep ‘Debt’

News Picture: Sleeping In on Weekends May Not Repay Your Sleep

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People who are sleep-deprived during the week often try to make up for it on weekends. But a new study suggests the tactic may backfire. Researchers found that weekday sleep loss had negative effects on people’s metabolism — and …

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Here are 5 reasons the stock market is having its worst decline since 2008, and only one of them is the coronavirus

Here are 5 reasons the stock market is having its worst decline since 2008, and only one of them is the coronavirus

The U.S. stock-market rally has unraveled, with a period of historic gains coming to a screeching halt, as fear that the coronavirus epidemic may reach America rattles Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -4.42% …

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