Professional sports groups in the US are facing huge challenges as they try to restart. The US has the largest number of coronavirus cases in the world and is facing a sharp increase in new cases.
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The American football team known as the Washington Redskins has announced that they are dropping the name 'Redskins', as well as the team logo. The change follows intense pressure and a growing awareness of racist ideas and images.
As countries around the world relax their lockdown rules, sports organizations are starting back up. In some countries, some pro sports have begun playing games again. In most places, games are played in empty stadiums with no fans.
In today's news roundup, millions in Assam, India may be left without a country, Italy forms a surprising new government, Andrew Luck retires from football early, and Carli Lloyd shows she can kick football field goals.
Nike, which sells sports shoes and clothes, has lots of people talking about its new ad. The ad stars Colin Kaepernick, who made news by kneeling during the US national anthem.
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif plays pro football for the Kansas City Chiefs. He's also been going to medical school for eight years. Last week he finished and now he's a doctor.
There is a new blood test that will let a doctor quickly find out for sure whether someone has a head injury called a concussion.
The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 to become the winners of Super Bowl LII (52).