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Russian scientists say Sputnik V performs well against COVID mutations

27.02.2021, 13:00

MOSCOW - A Russian trial testing the effectiveness of revaccination with the Sputnik V shot to protect against new mutations of the coronavirus is producing strong results, researchers said on Saturday.

Swiatek claims second career title with Adelaide crown

27.02.2021, 12:50

French Open champion Iga Swiatek breezed past second seed Belinda Bencic 6-2 6-2 in the Adelaide International final on Saturday to claim the second title of her career.

Swiatek latest to withdraw from Qatar Open

27.02.2021, 11:49

French Open champion Iga Swiatek has joined a growing list of top players pulling out of the Qatar Open, with the Pole saying she wanted to avoid injury after winning the second title of her career at the Adelaide International on Saturday.

Nordic skiing: Johaug bounces back to claim skiathlon gold for Norway

27.02.2021, 11:30

OBERSTDORF, Germany - Therese Johaug bounced back from an early fall to crush the field and claim gold in the women's 15km skiathlon for Norway at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships on Saturday, with Swedes Frida Karlsson and Ebba Andersson taking silver and bronze.

Iran says U.S. air strikes in Syria encourage terrorism in the region

27.02.2021, 10:59

Friday's U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria encourage terrorism in the region, Iran’s top security official, Ali Shamkhani, said on Saturday.