As the virus spreads across the globe, sports authorities are cancelling or postponing future events for the public safety.
So far the virus took the lives of 34,000 people over the world and has infected more than 723,000 people.
Here we will let you know about the top sports events that have been cancelled due to coronavirus.
… This year’s Copa America has been postponed until 2021, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on March 17.
… The Euro 2020 tournament has been postponed until 2021, European football’s governing body UEFA said in a statement on March 17.
… UEFA postponed next week’s Champions League and Europa League matches.
… FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation have agreed to postpone the Asian World Cup qualifying matches in March and June.
… Two match test series between England and Sri Lanka have been postponed.
… The men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League A, scheduled to begin on March 16 in Malaysia, has been postponed.
… Pakistan cricket Board announced to continue Pakistan Super league (PSL) matches in Karachi, with no spectators in the stadium.
… The professional tennis tour – men’s and women’s – has been suspended until June 7.
… Wimbledon will be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff.
… The French Open has been postponed until September 20 – October 4, organisers said on March 17.
… The Fed Cup tennis finals in Budapest have also been postponed.
… The Honda LPGA Thailand event and the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore have been cancelled.
… The Indian and China opens have both been postponed.
… Briton Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title defence against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev would probably take place at the end of the year instead of June 20 at Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium in London as scheduled.
> Dipto paul