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(Reuters) - Manchester United said on Monday that they will be provide 5,000 free school meals during the October half-term holidays to help forward Marcus Rashford's campaign to end child food poverty in the United Kingdom.
(Reuters) - Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford's campaign to extend free school meals over the holidays has suffered a setback after members of the British Parliament voted against the provision.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has scrapped a plan to allow spectators back into sporting events, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis's office said on Tuesday, as the country implements tougher restrictions to stem an increase in COVID-19 infections.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed on Friday to do "whatever it takes" to organise the Tokyo Olympics next year by working closely with the International Olympics Committee and its Japan chapter.
Japan’s Dentsu lobbied for and funded campaign for Tokyo games, documents show, despite Olympics contract
TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dentsu Inc donated more than $6 million to Tokyo's successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, according to bank records seen by Reuters, and it lobbied members of the International Olympic Committee on behalf of the city, according to three people involved in the lobbying. The activities created a potential conflict of interest for the Japanese advertising company, which had a separate contract with the IOC to market the games.
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - English football's increasingly bitter row over plans to change the structure and financing of the game descended into threats and warnings ahead of Wednesday's crunch meeting of Premier League clubs.
LONDON (Reuters) - England's top soccer clubs need to come up with a package of support for the whole sport, Prime minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Monday, adding that a current proposal does not have widespread support.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's President Andrzej Duda was among those offering congratulations as the nation celebrated on Saturday after 19-year-old Iga Swiatek won the French Open, becoming the first Pole to win a Grand Slam singles title.
(Reuters) - Premier League clubs will spare no expense to ensure the safe return of fans to stadiums amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish said.
TOKYO (Reuters) - World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said on Thursday that he wants Tokyo to host an athletics World Championships in the National Stadium rebuilt for the 2020 Olympic Games "as soon as we possibly can".