ICYMI – India’s COVID crisis, European League fiasco
Shocking images coming from the coronavirus crisis in India. Our photographer Danish Siddiqui took this iconic image of two patients sharing a hospital bed. With such high risk of infection, Danish and our team in India brought you the drone footage the world has gasped at – bringing safety and storytelling together.
In sport, the European Super League soccer fiasco was a major story. We were first in bringing you the comments from ex-Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, Juventus’ Andrea Agnelli (and one of the main instigators), as well as the incandescent reactions of fans from all the major soccer grounds in Europe.
Discover the stories that matter this week.
Coronavirus swamps Indian hospitals as countries promise aid
India’s new coronavirus infections hit a record peak for a fifth day on Monday, as countries including Britain, Germany and the United States pledged to send urgent medical aid to help battle the crisis overwhelming its hospitals.
Super League breakaway in tatters after English clubs quit
European soccer’s breakaway Super League project lay in tatters on Tuesday after the six English Premier League clubs involved in the project quit 48 hours after agreeing to join Italian and Spanish teams in the controversial elite competition.
Factbox: Key winners at the 2021 Academy Awards
The Academy Awards, or Oscars, were handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday and broadcast live on ABC television.