India- BWF issues safety protocols for badminton’s restart

Elwanda Tulloch

(MENAFN – NewsBytes) The Badminton World Federation ( BWF ), on Friday, published safety operating procedures for the resumption of the sport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A day after launching the revamped international badminton calendar, the governing body has published its safety protocols as it looks to create the safest possible environment for all the stakeholders.

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  • In this article COVID-19 testing plan for each Major Championship Here are the primary guidelines Protocols for people in Orange and Red category The Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to commence in October International participants not required to undergo quarantine in Denmark Shuttlecock dispensers to be provided during the matches The changes in the revised calendar
  • Quote COVID-19 testing plan for each Major Championship
  • “To ensure the safest possible environment for players and entourage, BWF will be implementing a COVID-19 testing plan for each Major

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    Two Kansas City architecture firms behind new, modern Raiders stadium in Las Vegas | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

    Elwanda Tulloch

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Two Kansas City architecture firms crossed over from Chiefs Kingdom into enemy territory to build an incredible sports facility for the Las Vegas Raiders.

    “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Paul Griesemer, associate vice president at architecture firm HNTB.

    For Manica Architecture and HNTB, the end of a long road leads from Kansas City to Las Vegas. These two local companies took the NFL to the entertainment capital of the world.

    The Raiders played their first game inside the Allegiant Stadium on Monday.

    For David Manica, it’s a chance to finally show off four years of hard work.

    “It was really an exciting project architecturally because we got to redefine what the Raiders meant in Las Vegas,” said Manica, president and owner of Manica Architecture.

    They combined historic and futuristic details to create a black, sleek and modern stadium.

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    The Latest: South Korea’s daily virus total drops slightly

    Elwanda Tulloch


    Indian passengers queue up to test for COVID-19 at a facility erected at a railway station to screen people coming from outside the city, in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. India’s coronavirus cases jumped by another 96,424 in the past 24 hours, showing little sign of leveling. India is expected to have the highest number of confirmed cases within weeks, surpassing the United States, where more than 6.67 million people have been infected.


    South Korea __ South Korea’s new coronavirus tally has fallen below 100 for the first time in more than a month, as the country’s recent viral resurgence is gradually easing.

    The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Sunday that the newly counted 82 cases took the country’s total to 22,975 with 383 deaths.

    It’s the first time for South Korea’s daily jump to fall to double digits since Aug. 13. The drop

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    ‘epochal’ crisis as world powers meet remotely

    Elwanda Tulloch

    UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the U.N.’s first-ever virtual meeting of global leaders Tuesday that the world is facing an “epochal” health crisis, the biggest economic calamity and job losses since the Great Depression, threats to human rights — and the risk of a new Cold War between the U.S. and China.

    In his bleak state of the world speech to the U.N. General Assembly’s annual high-level meeting, the U.N. chief said that the coronavirus that “brought the world to its knees” was but “a dress rehearsal for the world of challenges to come.”

    He called for global unity, first and foremost to fight the pandemic, and sharply criticized populism and nationalism for failing to contain the virus, and for often making things worse.

    Days after the pandemic shut down big parts of the world in March, Guterres called for a global cease-fire to tackle it. On Tuesday,

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