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West Point prepares for June 13 graduation ceremony

West Point prepares for June 13 graduation ceremony

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May 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Military Academy announced plans Friday to ensure the safety of cadets at their June 13 graduation ceremony. The cancellation of the remainder of the semester was announced March 19, when cadets were ordered to return home instead of the West Point, N.Y., college and officer training school. They have not been back since. President Donald Trump has indicated he plans to attend the ceremony. There has been criticism over the demand that West Point's 1,000-member Class of 2020 return, citing travel complications relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, the necessity of many returning cadets passing through viral hot spot New York City and the possibility that a large gathering of future Army officers could promote transfer of the virus. The Army said that, at the bare m...
Coronavirus: Premier League ‘as confident as we can be’ about June return

Coronavirus: Premier League ‘as confident as we can be’ about June return

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Media playback is not supported on this device The Premier League is "as confident as we can be" about restarting in June, says chief executive Richard Masters.Players resumed training on Tuesday, the day it was announced there had been six positive tests for coronavirus across three clubs.The Premier League, suspended on 13 March, had previously identified 12 June as a possible restart date. "There is some momentum. We've taken the first step," Masters told BBC Sport."It's great for everybody, including the fans, to see our players back on the training ground."Asked w...

Football news LIVE: Liverpool could get trophy presentation, Premier League June 12 return target ‘a staging post’, Celtic crowned champions as Scottish season ends

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Follow all the latest football news and goings on in the world of sport amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Premier League votes to resume training but June 12 return target could be pushed back ‘It’s the safest workplace in the country’ – Andros Townsend backs training return Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions as 2019/20 season […] talkSPORT
PGA Tour to require golfers’ COVID-19 tests for June return

PGA Tour to require golfers’ COVID-19 tests for June return

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May 13 (UPI) -- The PGA Tour will require golfers to be tested for the coronavirus before they are allowed to participate in the Charles Schwab Challenge from June 11 to 14 at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. The tournament will mark the return of the PGA Tour season after it was suspended in March due to the pandemic. No spectators will be allowed on the course for at least the next four PGA Tour events. Golf Digest, Golfweek and ESPN obtained a 37-page document from the PGA Tour that had been given to players. Testing protocols include a questionnaire, thermal reading and nasal swab or saliva test. Caddies and players will be screened before they travel, when they arrive in Fort Worth and during the tournament. Nasal swab test results will take 24 to 48 hours. Players will b...
Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82

Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82

Entertainment
Gogglebox star June Bernicoff has died at the age of 82, Channel 4 has announced.The broadcaster said she was "at home with her family by her side" and died on Tuesday after a short illness - which was not related to coronavirus.Bernicoff appeared on the reality TV show with her late husband Leon."As the first couple to be cast for Gogglebox back in 2013, June and her husband Leon were a huge part of the programme's success," Channel 4 said."Their warmth, wit and contrasting personalities endeared them to the nation during the course of the first 10 series."Writing on Twitter, Gogglebox producer Tania Alexander said: "June and Leon were the Gogglebox originals & a huge part of the show's success. I adored them both. Big kiss ...