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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's former Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford says the absence of crowd atmosphere at the Tokyo Games will have an adverse effect on some athletes but he still expects some mind-blowing action over the 17 days of competition.
LONDON (Reuters) - It came as little surprise on Monday when Roger Federer declared that if he had triumphed at Wimbledon without any fans in attendance, it would have felt like a hollow victory.
A dozen people have died in Cambodia after drinking tainted rice wine, the country's Ministry of Health has announced.
PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - A year after one of Southeast Asia's most popular fun-and-sun destinations became an eerily quiet shell of empty resorts, shops and nightclubs, residents of the Thai island of Phuket are hoping to save their economy with an inoculation programme.
A statue of Ronald McDonald offering Thai traditional ‘wai’ greetings stands outside a 24-hour McDonald’s restaurant at Khaosan Road in Thai capital. Inside, however, the fast-food outlet is temporarily closed.
The Philippine government extended a lockdown by another week Monday after an alarming spike in coronavirus infections continued to surge and started to overwhelm many hospitals in the capital and outlying regions.
President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Metro Manila and four nearby provinces to remain under the strictest lockdown for at least another week to contain the surge in Covid-19 cases.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has extended a strict lockdown in the capital region and adjacent provinces by at least one week to try to contain a renewed surge in coronavirus infections, his spokesman said on Saturday.