Sports events cancelled/postponed due to coronavirus epidemic

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Here’s a look at all the sports events postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Text courtesy: Reuters)


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The International Olympic Committee have decided to postpone the Tokyo Games until next year.
The International Olympic Committee have decided to postpone the Tokyo Games until next year.
The French Open has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will take place from September 20 to October 4.
The French Open has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will take place from September 20 to October 4.
The Kentucky Derby is being postponed from May to September because of the growing concers about the coronavirus.
Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby is being postponed from May to September because of the growing concers about the coronavirus.
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The Europian Championships has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus epidemic. The Euro 2020 was set to start on June 12 and conclude on July 17.
The Europian Championships has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus epidemic. The Euro 2020 was set to start on June 12 and conclude on July 17.
The ongoing season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been postponed off due to coronavirus pandemic.
The ongoing season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been postponed off due to coronavirus pandemic.
The first and second divisions of German Bundesliga football have been suspended till at least April 02.
The first and second divisions of German Bundesliga football have been suspended till at least April 02.
Cricket South Africa suspended all forms of the game in the country for 60 days after the government banned gatherings larger than 100 people in response to the threat of the coronavirus outbreak.
Cricket South Africa suspended all forms of the game in the country for 60 days after the government banned gatherings larger than 100 people in response to the threat of the coronavirus outbreak.
The WTA Tour was suspended until May 2 and tournaments in Stuttgart, Istanbul and Prague will not be held as scheduled.
The WTA Tour was suspended until May 2 and tournaments in Stuttgart, Istanbul and Prague will not be held as scheduled.
The upcoming ODI and Test series between Bangladesh and Pakistan has been postponed indefinitely following the Covid-19 situation.
The upcoming ODI and Test series between Bangladesh and Pakistan has been postponed indefinitely following the Covid-19 situation.
Wellington named the 2019-20 champions after the final two rounds of New Zealand's domestic first-class competition the Plunket Shield was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Wellington named the 2019-20 champions after the final two rounds of New Zealand's domestic first-class competition the Plunket Shield was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The cricket boards of India and South Africa agreed to reschedule a three-match One-Day International series to a later date. The first match on March 12 was washed out.
The cricket boards of India and South Africa agreed to reschedule a three-match One-Day International series to a later date. The first match on March 12 was washed out.
The last two games of Australia's three-match One-day series against New Zealand in Sydney and Hobart were cancelled.
The last two games of Australia's three-match One-day series against New Zealand in Sydney and Hobart were cancelled.
NASCAR races at the Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 15) and Homestead-Miami Speedway (March 22) postponed.
NASCAR races at the Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 15) and Homestead-Miami Speedway (March 22) postponed.
The year's first major, the Masters, has been postponed from April 9-12 to 'some later date'. The Players Championship in Florida was cancelled after the first round. The next three PGA events have also been scrapped.
Golf
The year's first major, the Masters, has been postponed from April 9-12 to 'some later date'. The Players Championship in Florida was cancelled after the first round. The next three PGA events have also been scrapped.
US Olympic trials for wrestling, originally scheduled for April 4-5 at Penn State University, were postponed. US Rowing postponed its Olympic team trials. US Olympic diving trials, scheduled for April 3-5 in Tucson, Arizona, were postponed. All USA Diving events postponed for next 30 days.
US Olympic trials for wrestling, originally scheduled for April 4-5 at Penn State University, were postponed. US Rowing postponed its Olympic team trials. US Olympic diving trials, scheduled for April 3-5 in Tucson, Arizona, were postponed. All USA Diving events postponed for next 30 days.
The two remaining ODIs between India and South Africa in Lucknow and Kolkata were on Friday called off owing to the Covid-19 threat as the country's sports calendar continued to go haywire because of the global pandemic. (PTI)
The two remaining ODIs between India and South Africa in Lucknow and Kolkata were on Friday called off owing to the Covid-19 threat as the country's sports calendar continued to go haywire because of the global pandemic. (PTI)
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to <a href="https://cricket.yahoo.net/news/ipl-2020-start-date-moved-085222951" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:postpone the start of this year's IPL" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">postpone the start of this year's IPL</a> from March 29 to April 15 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to postpone the start of this year's IPL from March 29 to April 15 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
All elite soccer matches in England, including the Premier League, Football League and Women's Super League, were suspended until April 4.
All elite soccer matches in England, including the Premier League, Football League and Women's Super League, were suspended until April 4.
England's ongoing tour of Sri Lanka was called off in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ECB said, calling the situation unprecedented.
England's ongoing tour of Sri Lanka was called off in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ECB said, calling the situation unprecedented.
Australia women's upcoming tour of South Africa, where the two teams were scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is, has been suspended due to coronavirus concerns.
Australia women's upcoming tour of South Africa, where the two teams were scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is, has been suspended due to coronavirus concerns.
The Road Safety World Series, featuring cricket greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, have been cancelled for the safety of the players and the public.
India Cricket
The Road Safety World Series, featuring cricket greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, have been cancelled for the safety of the players and the public.
Formula One cancelled the Australian Grand Prix and postponed the next three races in Bahrain, Vietnam and China.
Formula One cancelled the Australian Grand Prix and postponed the next three races in Bahrain, Vietnam and China.
The Champions League last-16 second legs of Manchester City vs Real Madrid and Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, scheduled for March 17, have been postponed.
The Champions League last-16 second legs of Manchester City vs Real Madrid and Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, scheduled for March 17, have been postponed.
The NBA and the NHL has suspended its season. The MLB will delay its 2020 season's opening day of March 26 by at least two weeks.
The NBA and the NHL has suspended its season. The MLB will delay its 2020 season's opening day of March 26 by at least two weeks.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia was held without spectators.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia was held without spectators.
Manchester City's Premier League match against Arsenal on March 11 has been postponed because players from the London club have had contact with the owner of Greek side Olympiakos Piraeus, who has contracted the coronavirus.
Soccer
Manchester City's Premier League match against Arsenal on March 11 has been postponed because players from the London club have had contact with the owner of Greek side Olympiakos Piraeus, who has contracted the coronavirus.
All sports events in Italy have been cancelled until April 3.
All sports events in Italy have been cancelled until April 3.
The World Athletics Indoor Championships, scheduled for Nanjing from March 13-15, have been postponed until next year. The Paris and Barcelona marathons have been postponed.
Athletics
The World Athletics Indoor Championships, scheduled for Nanjing from March 13-15, have been postponed until next year. The Paris and Barcelona marathons have been postponed.
FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation have agreed to postpone the Asian World Cup qualifying matches in March and June.
FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation have agreed to postpone the Asian World Cup qualifying matches in March and June.
Slovakia will host Ireland in their Euro 2020 qualifying playoff semi-final on March 26 without any spectators. Tickets are not currently being sold for the Euro 2020 qualifying playoff semi-finals between Bulgaria and Hungary and Bosnia and Northern Ireland.
Euro 2020
Slovakia will host Ireland in their Euro 2020 qualifying playoff semi-final on March 26 without any spectators. Tickets are not currently being sold for the Euro 2020 qualifying playoff semi-finals between Bulgaria and Hungary and Bosnia and Northern Ireland.
Asian Champions League matches involving Chinese clubs Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG have been postponed. The start of the knockout rounds has been moved back to September. New seasons in the Chinese, Japanese and South Korean professional leagues have been postponed.
Soccer
Asian Champions League matches involving Chinese clubs Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG have been postponed. The start of the knockout rounds has been moved back to September. New seasons in the Chinese, Japanese and South Korean professional leagues have been postponed.
Four rounds of the MotoGP season in Qatar, Thailand, Texas and Argentina will not go ahead as scheduled.
MotoGP
Four rounds of the MotoGP season in Qatar, Thailand, Texas and Argentina will not go ahead as scheduled.
The BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells has been cancelled. The WTA has cancelled the Xi'an Open and Kunming Open.
Tennis
The BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells has been cancelled. The WTA has cancelled the Xi'an Open and Kunming Open.
Three Six Nations matches have been postponed. The women's Six Nations game between Scotland and France scheduled was postponed after a home player tested positive for coronavirus. The Singapore and Hong Kong legs of the World Rugby Sevens Series have been postponed from April to October.
Rugby
Three Six Nations matches have been postponed. The women's Six Nations game between Scotland and France scheduled was postponed after a home player tested positive for coronavirus. The Singapore and Hong Kong legs of the World Rugby Sevens Series have been postponed from April to October.
Two World Rowing Cups and the European Olympic Qualification Regatta, all scheduled for Italy, were cancelled.
Rowing
Two World Rowing Cups and the European Olympic Qualification Regatta, all scheduled for Italy, were cancelled.
The world championships in Busan, South Korea, have been pushed back provisionally from March to June. The April 21-26 World Tour Japan Open in Kitakyushu has been postponed.
Table Tennis
The world championships in Busan, South Korea, have been pushed back provisionally from March to June. The April 21-26 World Tour Japan Open in Kitakyushu has been postponed.
The Women's World Ice Hockey Championships in Canada have been cancelled.
Winter Sports
The Women's World Ice Hockey Championships in Canada have been cancelled.
The Olympic boxing qualifiers for Asia and Oceania were moved to Jordan from China.
Boxing
The Olympic boxing qualifiers for Asia and Oceania were moved to Jordan from China.
The Honda LPGA Thailand event and the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore have been cancelled. The Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur and the China Open have been postponed.
Golf
The Honda LPGA Thailand event and the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore have been cancelled. The Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur and the China Open have been postponed.
The final two stages of the UAE Tour were cancelled after two Italian participants tested positive for coronavirus. Four teams have pulled out of several cycling races in Italy.
Cycling
The final two stages of the UAE Tour were cancelled after two Italian participants tested positive for coronavirus. Four teams have pulled out of several cycling races in Italy.
The AFL game between St Kilda Saints and Port Adelaide Power scheduled for May 31 in China has been moved to Melbourne.
Australian Rules
The AFL game between St Kilda Saints and Port Adelaide Power scheduled for May 31 in China has been moved to Melbourne.
The Asian Championships, scheduled to take place in Uzbekistan, have been cancelled.
Weightlifting
The Asian Championships, scheduled to take place in Uzbekistan, have been cancelled.
The final qualification tournament for the Olympics in Taiwan has been put back from April to June 17-21. Japan's professional league has postponed the start of the new season.
Baseball
The final qualification tournament for the Olympics in Taiwan has been put back from April to June 17-21. Japan's professional league has postponed the start of the new season.
The ICC postponed the men's Cricket World Cup Challenge League A that was set to begin on March 16 in Malaysia.
Cricket
The ICC postponed the men's Cricket World Cup Challenge League A that was set to begin on March 16 in Malaysia.
The International Judo Federation cancelled all Olympic qualification events through to the end of April.
Judo
The International Judo Federation cancelled all Olympic qualification events through to the end of April.

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