WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s richest nations prepared more costly measures on Tuesday to combat the global fallout of the coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of people, triggered social restrictions unseen since World War Two and sent economies spinning toward recession.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden extended his lead in the delegate race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, sweeping the day’s contests with wins in Arizona, Florida and Illinois as the country grappled with the coronavirus.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Imported coronavirus cases in China outnumbered cases of location transmission for the fifth straight day as infected travelers passed through major Chinese transportation hubs in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
MUMBAI (Reuters) – Tennis players around the world have hit out at the lack of communication from the game’s governing bodies in the wake of the French Open’s shock switch to September from May because of the coronavirus pandemic.
TOKYO (Reuters) – A plane sporting Tokyo 2020 livery departed Haneda International Airport on Wednesday bound for Athens to collect the Olympic flame, but there was no delegation from organizers onboard due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration is considering sending checks to Americans so they have cash to spend during the coronavirus crisis and it has increased the amount of tax payments that can be deferred, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Tuesday.
ATHENS (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday kicked off a round of internal briefings and discussions with federations and national Olympic Committees to assess the impact of the coronavirus on the Tokyo Games.
(Reuters) – Tom Brady said in on social media Tuesday that he is leaving the New England Patriots after 20 years with the NFL team.
(Reuters) – The Euro 2020 soccer tournament has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said in a statement on Tuesday.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday ruled the country’s two largest telecommunications providers, KPN NV and VodafoneZiggo, do not have to open their fixed-line networks to competition.