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What time is the fight tomorrow, what TV channel is it on and what are the latest odds?

What is it?

Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin in the WBC ‘interim’ heavyweight title fight. The event had been due to take place in May, but was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon 2 is also on the card.

When is it?

It is on Saturday August 22.

Where is it?

Gareth A Davies went along to have a look around – here’s what he saw.” data-reactid=”35″Brentwood, Essex – aka Eddie Hearn’s ‘Fight Camp’ hotel. Our boxing correspondent Gareth A Davies went along to have a look around – here’s what he saw.

What TV channel will it be on?

Sky Sports Box Office (Sky channel 491) and Sky Sports Box Office HD (Sky channel 492). The fight can also be live streamed on the Sky Box Office app.

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  • August 21, 2020
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Watching someone else open a pack of baseball cards? It’s the latest thrill for collectors

Jason Cordero was shaking. He could barely form a sentence.

“I think I am going to have a heart attack,” he said.

The hockey trading card in his trembling hands was worth upward of $100,000. He’d just pulled it from a pack of cards at Jaspy’s Case Breaks in Hermosa Beach.

But the rookie card of Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid wasn’t Cordero’s to keep. He works as an online “breaker,” opening cases, boxes and packs of sports cards for customers who’ve bought them. His efforts are streamed live over the Internet to the company’s patrons, some of whom spend thousands of dollars a month on the hobby.

The customer in question, John McCaull, a retired carpenter from San Diego, had spent about $60 to buy into the December break. In June, he sold the card, which is autographed and contains a piece of McDavid’s uniform, for $135,811 at an

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  • August 21, 2020
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Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

(Reuters) – Alabama, Florida and North Carolina in the United States reported record daily increases in deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, while the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy would recover more slowly than expected.

DEATHS AND INFECTIONS

* For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open https://tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser.

* For a U.S.-focused tracker with state-by-state and county map, open https://tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T in an external browser.

* Eikon users, see MacroVitals (cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?navid=1592404098) for a case tracker and a summary of developments.

EUROPE

* France will make it compulsory for people to wear masks in shops and other enclosed public spaces from next month.

* Spain’s populous Catalonia region made a fresh attempt to put an area of 160,000 people under lockdown to stem the latest local coronavirus surge.

AMERICAS

* U.S. President Donald Trump lambasted California’s two largest school districts for making students learn from home for

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Is she latest victim of ‘curse’ of beloved TV musical series ‘Glee’?

If you believe in curses then you’ve got to be wondering if there’s a hex on the beloved TV musical series “Glee,” staggered over the years by untimely deaths of its cast and crew. Now comes the latest tragedy: the presumed drowning of Naya Rivera.

Investigators continued their search and recovery efforts for Rivera, 33, best known as the snarky Santana Lopez on the show, Thursday at a reservoir 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles in the Los Padres National Forest by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

Rivera disappeared in the waters of Lake Piru on Wednesday after she and her 4-year-old son, Josey Dorsey, rented a pontoon boat at the popular recreational destination, said Capt. Eric Buschow, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office. Authorities also said Rivera had been to the lake in the past.

Naya Rivera and son Josey Hollis Dorsey at the premiere of “The Lego Movie

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Here’s The Latest Update From 16 Key Events

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The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the film calendar with Sundance, Toronto and London the latest festivals to announce hybrid events featuring physical and online activity.

Below we rundown the current status of some of the key upcoming festivals and markets in the next six months; this list will be updated as developments happen.

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Sarajevo (August 14-21)

Bosnia’s Sarajevo Film Festival is sticking to its August dates and is pushing on with a physical edition, albeit with modifications. Cinemas in Bosnia re-opened May 28 with numerous protocols including cleaning footwear upon arrival, and international travel is permitted, though in a limited form at present. Organizers intend to announce their competition line-up before the end of July, and Michel Hazanavicius is still set as this year’s jury president. The festival was first held in 1995 during the Siege of

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