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Postponed & cancelled Sports events due to the coronavirus

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Default Postponed & cancelled Sports events due to the coronavirus

From Monday 16th March

Football's National League was suspended until 3 April

Rugby union's Premiership was suspended for five weeks
The Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches will not be played

The RFU suspended all rugby activity at both professional and community level until 14 April

The FA advised grassroots football is postponed

The 2020 Boat Race, due to take place on 29 March, was cancelled

The Isle of Man TT races, due to take place from 30 May to 12 June, was cancelled

Rugby league's Super League was suspended until 3 April

The Olympic European boxing qualifying event in London, which started on Saturday and went behind closed doors on Sunday, will be suspended after Monday night's session

British Gymnastics cancelled all its events, including the FIG World Cup and the British Artistic Championships, until the end of June 2020

England Hockey suspended all national hockey activity

Premier League Darts, due to take place in Newcastle on Thursday, was postponed

Snookers' Tour Championship, due to start on Tuesday in Llandudno, Wales, will take place behind closed doors

A Football Association statement on grassroots football said: "Following the government's announcement today, for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, we are now advising that all grassroots football in England is postponed.

"Throughout this period, we have taken government advice with the priority being the health and well being of all. We will continue to work closely with the grassroots game during this time."

As it stands, the Grand National, due to take place on Saturday 4 April, is still on. The British Horseracing Authority is expected to issue a further update on Tuesday following the UK government's new advice.

Last Friday, the coronavirus pandemic wiped out most of the world's major sporting events in an unprecedented 24 hours.

European football's governing body, Uefa, is hosting a video conference with major stakeholders on Tuesday.

Euro 2020 is set to be postponed to allow league seasons to be completed.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, to be held from 24 July and 9 August, remain on. Organisers will meet via teleconference on Tuesday to discuss the latest coronavirus developments and the impact on the Games.


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