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French Open Women’s Doubles Match Subject of Match-Fixing Investigation | Bleacher Report

Stadium workers cover Suzanne Lenglen court as rain delayed a fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Authorities in Paris are investigated alleged match-fixing around Andreea Mitu and Patricia Maria Tig’s victory over Madison Brengle and Yana Sizikova in the opening round of the 2020 French Open, according to the BBC. 

The exact nature of the allegations is unclear.

The BBC shared a comment from Alexei Selivanenko, vice-president of the Russian tennis federation, that offered little in the way of insight: “As long as there are no official documents, it is too early to comment on anything. Tennis has a zero-tolerance policy for cases of this kind.”

None of Bringle, Tig, Mitu or Sizikova offered an official comment, and federations for Romania and the United States similarly declined to comment.

The Associated Press’ John Leicester and Jerome Pugmire cited German outlet Die Welt and French paper L’Equipe, writing that “suspicious betting patterns” arose surrounding the match: 

“In the match, Sizikova is

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Selina Acquires Remote Year Brand and Doubles Down on Remote Work and Subscription Model

LONDON, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Selina, the global hospitality platform, has today announced its acquisition in an all-stock transaction of the Remote Year’s brand and customer base. Remote Year empowers professionals to embrace the remote work movement by taking their careers outside of the traditional office. 

Selina and Remote Year represent two of the leading brands in the travel and remote work categories and this acquisition strengthens both brands’ prospects for growth and expansion in a post-pandemic world. Remote Year will continue to exist as its own brand and will utilize Selina’s catalogue of best-in-class properties, spanning 19 countries and 3 continents, to improve its customer experience. Selina will leverage Remote Year’s community of driven professionals and remote workers as it focuses on longer-term stays and its remote work offering. As a collective, Selina and Remote Year will work together to tailor products that fit the needs of

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Warehouse Demand Doubles in a Year as Covid Transforms Shopping

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Demand for U.K. warehouses surged to a record in the third quarter, driven by the boom in online shopping that accelerated during the pandemic.

Warehouse owners leased out 13.3 million square feet (1.2 million square meters) in the three months through September, more than double the year-earlier level, according to a report from broker CBRE Group Inc. Retailers that operate exclusively online accounted for a third of demand.



chart, histogram: Record Demand


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Record Demand

“The past six months’ take-up exceeds the annual total for eight of the past 10 years,” Jonathan Compton, senior director for U.K. industrial and logistics intelligence at CBRE, said in a statement. “Concerns around Covid-19 and Brexit have not suppressed demand, and consumers in the U.K.

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CBIZ Women’s Advantage Doubles Annual Dress For Success Fundraising To More Than $83,000 During First-Ever Virtual Campaign

CBIZ Women’s Advantage Doubles Annual Dress For Success Fundraising To More Than $83,000 During First-Ever Virtual Campaign

CLEVELAND, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) (“the Company”), a leading provider of financial, insurance and advisory services, today announced it raised more than $83,000 in a fundraising campaign to benefit Dress for Success (“Dress”) affiliates nationwide.

CBIZ raised more than double the amount in its 2020 campaign as it did in the previous year. The first-ever, company-wide virtual campaign in 2020 was organized by CBIZ Women’s Advantage (CWA), a Company-sponsored program designed to attract, retain and engage a talented and diverse workforce. CWA focuses on personal and professional development, business development and community involvement through training, career development, and mentorship. CWA called on CBIZ employees to contribute a one-time, one-hour payroll deduction in place of the organization’s traditional in-person fundraising events.

Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization

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