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Finishing school: how Fortuna Sittard are breathing life into young careers | Football

George Cox in discussions with Fortuna’s assistant manager, Kevin Hofland.

“Coming out here is definitely the best thing I’ve done,” George Cox says. The Brighton left-back is enjoying an interrupted season on loan at Fortuna Sittard, one of many players taking advantage of the chance to develop in the Eredivisie. Fortuna are open about their transfer policy: they acquire young …

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Chinese Smartphone Health Code Rules Post-Virus Life

Chinese Smartphone Health Code Rules Post-Virus Life

Since the coronavirus outbreak, life in China is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen. Green is the “health code” that says a user is symptom-free and it’s required to board a subway, check into a hotel or just enter Wuhan, the central city of 11 million people …

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For the love of the game: Life as a minor leaguer on $8,000 a year | Sport

By the end of January, John O’Reilly was chomping at the bit to get to spring training. Like most minor leaguers, the 24-year-old pitcher, newly assigned to the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, viewed baseball’s preseason as a mecca of opportunity. Sure, O’Reilly who played last season in Double-A, minor league baseball’s …

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Abused and isolated: how life soured for Viv Solomon-Otabor in Bulgaria | Football

England’s manager, Gareth Southgate, speaks to the referee during the qualifier in Bulgaria that was halted because of racism last October.

When Viv Solomon-Otabor stepped off the plane after returning from his first international call-up, his phone would not stop buzzing. The messages were not ones of congratulations for being part of the Nigeria squad that had faced Brazil but about the shocking racism at England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria. …

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Huawei Watch GT 2e Smartwatch With Up to 14-Day Battery Life, 100 Workout Modes Launched: All Details

Huawei Watch GT 2e Smartwatch With Up to 14-Day Battery Life, 100 Workout Modes Launched: All Details

Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch on Thursday made its debut alongside the Huawei P40 series. The smartwatch comes with a battery life of up to 14 days, and supports 5ATM water resistance. Additionally, the Huawei wearable comes with a SpO2 sensor to monitor the oxygen levels in blood, and there …

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HUAWEI Watch GT 2e with 14-day battery life, HUAWEI Sound X smart speaker unveiled

HUAWEI Watch GT 2e with 14-day battery life, HUAWEI Sound X smart speaker unveiled

In addition to launching the HUAWEI P40 series phones, the company has also unveiled a host of new products. The new offerings from the Chinese electronics giant include the HUAWEI Sound X smart speaker, the Profoto C1 professional studio light accessory, the HUAWEI Watch GT 2e smartwatch, and the HUAWEI …

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‘It’ll be different’: Tom Brady says he’s ready for life with also-ran Bucs | Sport

Tom Brady says one day he’ll have time to reflect on a historic 20-year stint with the New England Patriots, but right now, the six-time Super Bowl champion and newest member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is focused on his next challenge. “I don’t want to talk about the past …

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Life measured out in cricket bats | The Nightwatchman | Sport

Unfinished cricket bats in a factory in India.

A Sunday morning in May 1993. I’m five years old and sans plans. My parents have dragged me to a car-boot sale in Bakewell, Derbyshire. Wandering among the bric-a-brac, memorabilia and mid-1990s estate cars with a weapons-grade sulk, I am stopped in my tracks. There it is. Propped up in …

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‘Larger Than Life’ Physician Stephen Schwartz Dies of COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 19, 2020 — Stephen M. Schwartz, MD, PhD, a pioneer in the field of vascular biology and a longtime professor of pathology at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, Seattle, died March 17 after being hospitalized with COVID-19. He …

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Coronavirus: Italy’s Social and Family Life Goes Virtual Under Lockdown

Coronavirus: Italy

As 60 million Italians face a coronavirus country-wide lockdown, many daily interactions among family, friends and colleagues have moved to messaging platforms such as Facebook WhatsApp and Microsoft’s Skype. Users in Italy are placing 20 percent more calls and sending 20 percent more messages on WhatsApp compared to a year …

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