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What the Postponement of the Olympics Means for Athletes | WSJ

The global spread of coronavirus has led to officials postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. For athletes, the delay evokes mixed emotions. WSJ spoke to five athletes from around the globe to understand what the postponement means to them. Photo composite by George Downs More from the Wall Street Journal: …

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What the Federal Reserve Can Do to Fight Recession | WSJ

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the global economy. WSJ’s Greg Ip explains what the Federal Reserve can do to stem the damage. Illustration: Carlos Waters/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On Snapchat: #WSJ #Economy #Explained

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Coronavirus Makes Travel Cheaper, But Should You Book? | WSJ

As the coronavirus forces would-be travelers to stay indoors, travel deals are popping up online. Don’t be easily swayed. WSJ’s Scott McCartney breaks down how to avoid risky travel. Photo: Getty Images More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On …

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: coronavirus postpones games until 2021

The Tokyo Olympics are to be postponed until 2021 after talks between Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach. Abe felt that postponing the games was the most appropriate response to the global disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a look back at …

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The Disinfectants Fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic | WSJ

As many businesses around the world struggle, a Canadian disinfectant company is increasing production to keep up with demand during the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Ron Kolumbus/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On Snapchat: #WSJ #Coronavirus

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What Could Happen If a Hospital Runs Out of Ventilators? | WSJ

What happens if New York hospitals run out of ventilators? State officials are considering different options to help in that grim scenario. WSJ’s Jason Bellini spoke to experts familiar with the discussions. Photo: Ronald Bon/DPA/Zuma Press More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On …

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Man runs marathon on seven-metre balcony during French lockdown

In the age of Covid-19 confinement, Elisha Nochomovitz has figured out a way to keep occupied by running a marathon on his balcony. Nochomovitz ran 42.2km (26.2 miles) back and forth, never leaving his seven-metre-long (23 feet) balcony. Nochomovitz wanted to pay tribute to medics and show it’s possible to …

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