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AstraZeneca, Sputnik vaccines face hurdles if COVID shots become annual affair

AstraZeneca, Sputnik vaccines face hurdles if COVID shots become annual affair

Vaccines from AstraZeneca, Russia’s Gamaleya Institute and Johnson & Johnson fight the coronavirus with another virus, leaving scientists concerned the shots may lose potency if annual inoculations become necessary to fight new variants.
Manchester United face AC Milan in Europa League last 16

Manchester United face AC Milan in Europa League last 16

Manchester United and AC Milan will face-off in the last 16 of the Europa League after being paired together in Friday’s draw in Nyon.
Bundesliga: Mueller, Gnabry return to Bayern training

Bundesliga: Mueller, Gnabry return to Bayern training

Thomas Mueller trained with Bayern Munich on Thursday for the first time since testing positive for Covid-19, while Serge Gnabry returned from a thigh injury.
First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana

First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana

The World Health Organization’s global vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX delivered its first COVID-19 shots on Wednesday, as the race to get doses to the world’s poorest people and tame the pandemic accelerates.
Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic coach

Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic coach

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has resigned after a calamitous defence of their Scottish Premiership title, with fierce rival Rangers set to be crowned champions, the club said on Wednesday.
Brazil approves Pfizer's COVID-19 shot, but has none to use

Brazil approves Pfizer's COVID-19 shot, but has none to use

Brazil has fully approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, its health regulator said on Tuesday, though a dispute over a supply deal means it has none to start an immunization program with.
Tennis: Halep pulls out of Qatar Open

Tennis: Halep pulls out of Qatar Open

World number three Simona Halep has pulled out of next week’s Qatar Open, organisers of the WTA event announced on Tuesday.
Bitcoin slips sharply after surge a day earlier

Bitcoin slips sharply after surge a day earlier

Bitcoin fell sharply on Monday after surging to a record $58,354 a day earlier, as a selloff in global equities curbed risk appetite.
NBA: Timberwolves sack head coach Ryan Saunders

NBA: Timberwolves sack head coach Ryan Saunders

The Minnesota Timberwolves fired head coach Ryan Saunders on Sunday after a disappointing 7-24 start to the NBA season.
Bayern Munich lose at Frankfurt in Bundesliga

Bayern Munich lose at Frankfurt in Bundesliga

League leaders Bayern Munich crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday as the Bavarian giants gave hope to their Bundesliga title rivals.