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Sports news LIVE: Premier League stars set up fund to raise money for NHS, Liverpool star would understand being denied title, Ronaldo back to Real Madrid?

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news and updates on how the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League stars confirm launch of fund to raise money for NHS amid coronavirus pandemic Sadio Mane EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool superstar would understand if Reds are denied title as Premier League pales in […] talkSPORT
Six Nations: Adding more teams would be a mistake – Eddie Jones

Six Nations: Adding more teams would be a mistake – Eddie Jones

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England coach Eddie Jones believes increasing the number of teams in the Six Nations would be a mistake.Reports have suggested South Africa could join the competition in 2023, but there has also been speculation that an eight-team event might be introduced."It's called the greatest rugby tournament in the world and I think it is," Jones insisted. "So why would you want to add other teams that are going to decrease the level of competition?" There has also been a suggestion that Fiji would also like to join and could play their 'home' games in France.The last change to the structure of the event was in 2000 when Italy became the sixth nation.Since then they and Scotland are the only teams not ...
Grenfell Tower construction firms knew cladding would fail in fire, inquiry told

Grenfell Tower construction firms knew cladding would fail in fire, inquiry told

World
Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Architects, a main contractor and a fire engineer on London's Grenfell Tower, destroyed in a 2017 fire that killed 72 people, knew the cladding system would fail in a fire, according to emails disclosed Tuesday. Craig Orr, an attorney for Celotex, which provided insulation used on the tower, disclosed the correspondence on the second day of the second phase of a public inquiry examining what led up to the disaster. Renovation of the building concluded in 2016. The first phase of the inquiry focused on the night of the June 14, 2017, apartment building fire, blamed the London Fire Brigade for "systemic" failures and found that aluminum composites panels and the "melting and dripping of burning polyethylene" fed the fire. It also found that 2016 renovations to the tower vi...
‘Beales failure would be disaster for my business’

‘Beales failure would be disaster for my business’

Business
If department store chain Beales goes under it will be "a disaster" for DK Bags.The small business imports handbags from China and sells them on to customers in the UK.One of their clients is Beales, which went into administration on Monday.And that's a worry for Ian Siddall - one of the owners of DK Bags - because the department store chain still owes his small, Kent-based business £25,000.Earlier this week, Beales boss Tony Brown told the BBC that he was trying to shore up the company's finances by closing some stores. And the administrators insist that they are in talks to sell the chain.But since the firm was put into administration, signs have gone up at Beales stores saying: "Closing down, everything must go."Meanwhile, the
Australia fires: Dalila Jakupovic ‘scared I would collapse’ because of ‘unhealthy’ air quality

Australia fires: Dalila Jakupovic ‘scared I would collapse’ because of ‘unhealthy’ air quality

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Media playback is not supported on this device Dalila Jakupovic says she was "really scared" as she retired from her Australian Open qualifying match because of the "unhealthy" air quality from ongoing bushfires in the country.The Slovenian world number 180 had to be helped off court after she retired at 6-5 5-6 against Swiss Stefanie Vogele in the first round in Melbourne."It was really bad. I never experienced something like this," Jakupovic said. "I was really scared I would collapse because I couldn't walk any more."Qualifying was delayed by an hour on Tuesday and ...