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Global Covid cases top 240 million

The overall number of global Covid cases has now surged past 240 million, despite the ongoing mass inoculations in several countries

A member of the public receives a Pfizer vaccine at a drive-through coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination clinic in Otara during a single-day vaccination drive, aimed at significantly increasing the percentage of vaccinated people in the country, in Auckland, New Zealand, 16 October, 2021

World Cup qualifier

Martinez takes Argentina run to 25 unbeaten, Brazil thrash Uruguay

Peru’s approach was industrious and crude, with Lionel Messi subjected to several rash challenges

Argentina's Lautaro Martinez celebrates after scoring against Peru during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on 14 October 2021

Global coronavirus cases top 239m as infections escalating

The US has recorded 44,681,561 cases and 719,515 fatalities to date, according to the university data

Children wearing protective face masks sit in a classroom at a primary school, as Austrian schools reopen for pupils aged roughly six to 14, during the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria 18 May 2020.

Global Covid cases top 238 million

The overall number of global Covid cases has now surged past 238 million, despite the ongoing mass inoculations in several countries

Global Covid cases top 238 million

Brazil lose perfect start but close in on WC qualification

The returning Neymar could not inspire Brazil to victory as hosts Colombia ended their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 0-0 draw in Barraquilla on Sunday.

Brazil's Neymar (C) and Colombia's Carlos Cuesta (R) vie for the ball during their South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Metropolitano stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, on 10 October, 2021

Neymar believes 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be his last for Brazil

Neymar has admitted that in all likelihood next year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be his last, as the strain of the game has taken its toll on the Brazilian's body and mind

Brazil`s Neymar celebrates scoring their first goal on 2 July, 2018 against Mexico

Global Covid cases top 237 million

The overall number of global Covid cases has now surged past 237 million, despite the ongoing mass inoculations in several countries

Patients are treated at a makeshift Covid-19 hospital in Port Moresby on 9 October, 2021

World Cup qualifier

Paraguay hold Argentina, late penalty helps preserve Brazil’s winning start

Despite enjoying almost 70 per cent of possession and most of the first half chances, Argentina rarely looked like breaking down their organised hosts

Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia (R) vie for the ball during their South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asuncion on 7 October 2021

Global Covid cases top 231 million

The overall number of global Covid cases has now surged past 231 million, despite mass inoculations in several countries across the world

 A student receives a dose of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at a junior high school in Darul Imarah, near Banda Aceh on 25 September, 2021
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