Mark Blinch/NBAE/Getty Bruce Arthur can still recall in vivid detail the stillness and the silence that pervaded Scotiabank Arena over a year ago. The longtime sports columnist for the Toronto Star was in attendance on the night of May 12 to cover the deciding Game 7 of the hometown team’s […]

The US Open becomes the first Grand Slam of the COVID-19 era when it starts Monday in a spectator-free bubble at Flushing Meadows following a troubled build-up that saw several top stars withdraw over coronavirus fears.  Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams headline a tournament that will be unrecognisable from previous […]

Strict coronavirus measures appear to be taking their toll on Chinese Super League footballers, with one saying his head was “spinning” in the claustrophobic “bubble” — and they still have six weeks to go. Chinese football introduced harsh rules when it launched the CSL season in two bio-secure bubbles after […]

Cricket Australia will closely monitor the mental health of players living inside a bio-secure bubble during the upcoming limited-overs tour of England, captain Aaron Finch said Tuesday. The team departs Sunday for a tour originally scheduled to take place in July but postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.  In order […]

Is your pandemic bubble a keeper? Among the many lessons learned in 2020, the power of a trusted friend group may be the most lasting. This summer, nearly half of Americans said they had formed a “pod” or social “bubble” — a select group of friends to help them cope […]

DoorDash, a food delivery app with several deep-pocketed competitors, $1.9bn in revenue in the first nine months of 2020 and $149m in losses, rose 85pc on its first day of trading to hit a valuation of over $70bn. Airbnb, which had revenues of $2.5bn and losses of $697m in the […]

8 fun and safe things you can do with your Christmas bubble – Rii Schroer The office party has been cancelled; midnight mass will likely be muffled; Santa’s grotto is shut (he’s ice-olating); and Christmas bubbles are causing a whole new kind of headache this year. But, you don’t have […]

The U Experience, a startup which aims to create a “bubble campus” environment for college students studying remotely, is aiming to launch at a Texas resort in January. Previous attempts didn’t go forward in Hawaii, Arkansas, and Florida. One epidemiologist told Business Insider the program just can’t be a “true […]

Villanova coach Jay Wright talks to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Hartford, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. Jessica Hill AP UNCASVILLE, Conn. Villanova stayed in Connecticut’s “Bubbleville” at the Mohegan Sun resort casino for a full week, playing four games, […]

Our Paige Skinner takes gives an exclusive look into Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team, which airs its 15th season at 9 p.m. CT Nov. 24 on CMT.  The show must go on. At least that’s how the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and CMT, the network that airs the team’s reality […]

FILE – In this Oct. 9, 2020, file photo, people wearing masks to protect against the coronavirus, walk down a street in Hong Kong. Singapore and Hong Kong have postponed a planned air travel bubble meant to boost tourism for both cities, amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong […]

© Provided by Hindustan Times Hong Kong and Singapore will start an air travel bubble that will replace quarantine with Covid-19 testing from Nov. 22, officials said in separate media briefings Wednesday. There will be several flights a week on Singapore Airlines Ltd. and Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. from that […]

The Rugby Football Union have announced that 13 Barbarians players will face disciplinary charges after breaching the team’s Covid-19 bubble last week, which led to the cancellation of England’s fixture against the Barbarians. The identities of the players have not been revealed, with the RFU saying: “The RFU recognises the […]

CLARK, Pampanga – While being on what is virtually a 10-week business trip appears to be a daunting task to here in the PBA Bubble, the amenities at the Quest Hotel have given many of the people here (competitors and staff alike) a multitude of opportunities to “get away from […]