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Twenty of Europe’s biggest football clubs lost more than €1bn in revenue over the past year while almost 10% has been knocked off players’ average values as the game struggles with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study by the market analyst KPMG, writes Sid Lowe for the Guardian’s sports desk.
The European Champions Report, focused on the league winners across the six major leagues and carried out by the Football Benchmark Team, found Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto had double-digit percentage drops in revenue while Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Real Madrid experienced more modest revenue decline.
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Doctors and nurses in Turkey have begun receiving the Chinese Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, as the country begins a nationwide vaccination programme.
Health workers will be vaccinated in a few days, before the process moves onto the next group, which includes those aged over 65, according Reuters. People older than 50 and suffering a chronic illness, plus some in specific sectors or high-risk environments, will follow. A third group includes young adults and other categories, with a fourth group covering the rest.
We spent around 10 months in white overalls, supporting people as they struggle for life. Health workers know very well that this situation cannot be taken lightly and that the vaccine is needed.Continue reading…