List of the sports tournaments canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

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List of the sports tournaments canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

sports Desk- The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected sports around the globe. Because of this, games around the world have been canceled. There have been at least 116,000 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide, according to News. While 64,000 people have recovered, more than 4,000 have died. list of canceled international sports tournaments.

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Northern Irishman Michael Conlan’s St Patrick’s Day fight in New York against Belmar Preciado at Madison Square Garden was called off, while Shakur Stevenson v Miguel Marriaga has also been postponed.

The PDC has moved its Premier League of darts double-header in Rotterdam from the end of March to the 9-10 September.

The series against Sri Lanka has been postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic. Meanwhile, the Indian Premier League has started from 29 March to 15 April. While Australia and New Zealand are now set to play three one-day internationals behind closed doors.

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Due to the coronavirus epidemic, all countries including India, UK have suspended all football matches till at least 3 April.

The NCAA has canceled the 2020 Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, along with all other winter season championship events.

European tournaments
Uefa has postponed all continental tournaments, including all of next week’s Champions League and Europa League fixtures.

For the first time since 1945, the Masters will not take place in the second week of April after Augusta National postponed golf’s first major of the year on Friday. while the PGA Tour has also canceled the Valero Texas Open.

Motor sport
After the Australian Grand Prix was dramatically postponed on Thursday night, the FIA quickly confirmed that the Bahrain and Vietnam Grands Prix will now not take place on their scheduled dates. “As a result, Formula 1 and the FIA expect to begin the Championship in Europe at the end of May but given the sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in Europe in recent days, this will be regularly reviewed,”

The ATP Tour suspended all events for six weeks on Thursday and the WTA has also confirmed that there will be no tournaments for five weeks.

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Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.