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WHO, sets up, panel, review, handling, COVID-19, pandemic

WHO sets up panel to review handling of COVID-19 pandemic

07 July, 2020 6:39 pm 6:39 pm

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was setting up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments worldwide. The announcement follows strong criticism by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, which accused the WHO of being “China-centric”, and U.S. formal notification on … Read More


Osaka sets up Pan Pacific Open title clash with Pavlyuchenkova

09 September, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

Tokyo (Reuters) – World number four Naomi Osaka showed no signs of fatigue as she powered past Belgium’s Elise Mertens 6-4 6-1 in her second match of the day to reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday. Osaka was forced to double up after persistent showers had washed out her quarter-final against Yulia Putintseva … Read More


Tennis: Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

08 August, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at this year’s Australian Open. Sharapova struggled at times with her accuracy but unleashed some massive serves and played stout defence at … Read More