Factbox: Sports events hit by the coronavirus epidemic

(Reuters) – The next is an inventory of global sports activities occasions hit by means of the outbreak of the brand new coronavirus.

FILE PHOTO: Method One F1 – Chinese language Grand Prix – Shanghai Global Circuit, Shanghai, China – April 13, 2019.Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in motion all through qualifying.REUTERS/Aly Track


* The International Athletics Indoor Championships, scheduled for Nanjing from March 13-15, have been postponed till subsequent 12 months. International Athletics is operating with organizers on a date to host the biennial match in 2021.


* 4 Serie A video games scheduled to have taken position on Feb. 23 in northern Italy have been canceled. The affected video games have been: Inter Milan v Sampdoria, Atalanta v Sassuolo, Verona v Cagliari and Torino v Parma.

Upcoming top-flight fits can pass forward at the back of closed doorways in spaces suffering from the outbreak after the federal government agreed to a request from the rustic’s soccer federation.

* Asian Champions League fits involving Chinese language golf equipment Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG have been postponed.

Guangzhou and the Shanghai golf equipment will sign up for the contest in April, with their crew fits because of be performed in Would possibly.

Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG have been because of play away at Perth Glory and Sydney FC however Australian officers sought to reschedule fits after their executive imposed a trip ban on international nationals coming back from China.

* China’s 2022 International Cup qualifiers towards Maldives at house and Guam away subsequent month might be moved to Buriram, Thailand. The sport might be performed at the back of closed doorways, as asked by means of the Thai executive.

* Vietnam stated it might no longer permit sports activities occasions to be hosted in February, which means house AFC Cup crew degree fits for Ho Chi Minh Town and Than Quang Ninh might be switched to away fixtures.

* The Chinese language Soccer Affiliation stated home video games in any respect ranges could be postponed.

* The AFC stated initial degree fits of the East Zone of the AFC Cup 2020 have been postponed by means of two months to recommence on April 7 because of trip curbs.

* The Chinese language ladies’s nationwide group will play the house leg in their Olympic qualification playoff towards South Korea in Sydney subsequent month.

* South Korea’s skilled football league has postponed the beginning of its new season. The league additionally requested its 4 groups within the AFC Champions League to carry video games at the back of closed doorways.

* Japan’s J League postponed seven Levian Cup fits scheduled for Feb. 26 and all home video games throughout the first part of March.


* The Chinese language Grand Prix in Shanghai set for April 19 has been postponed by means of the governing frame FIA and Method One.

Government will weigh doable selection dates later this 12 months.


* The all-electric Method E motor racing sequence deserted plans for a race in Sanya, on China’s Hainan island, on March 21.


* The Global Tennis Federation moved the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Staff I match that includes China, Taiwan, Indonesia, South Korea and Uzbekistan out of the Chinese language town of Dongguan to Nur-Sultan (previously Astana) in Kazakhstan.

However the Feb. Four-Eight match was once later postponed after Kazakhstan declined to function replace hosts.

* China forfeited a Davis Cup tie as a result of its males’s group have been not able to trip to Romania for the March 6-7 playoff.

* The ladies’s Xi’an Open tennis event, scheduled for April 13-19, was once canceled and the WTA stated it was once tracking the placement with a number of occasions scheduled to happen in China in the second one part of the season.


* The sector championship to be held in Busan, South Korea, from March 22-29 has been driven again provisionally to June 21-28.


* The Feb. 25-March 1 China Masters event in Hainan was once postponed after a number of gamers withdrew.

The BWF stated it was hoping the flagship Badminton Asia Championships may nonetheless pass forward in Wuhan from April 21-26.

* The Vietnam Global Problem has been put again from subsequent month to June by means of the Badminton International Federation and can now not function a qualifying match for the Tokyo Olympics. The event was once because of happen from March 24 to 29.


* The Global Skating Union (ISU) has indefinitely postponed subsequent month’s brief monitor velocity skating global championships in South Korea.

The governing frame stated the March 13-15 match in Seoul can’t be staged at the deliberate dates and the “unsure international construction” of the virus and logistical problems had made it difficult to announce new dates or relocate it.


* The Global Olympic Committee introduced Jordan as hosts of the boxing qualifiers for Asia and Oceania after an match in Wuhan was once canceled. It’ll now happen in Amman from March three to 11.


* The ladies’s LPGA golfing excursion canceled the March Five-Eight Blue Bay event to be hung on Hainan.

The excursion additionally canceled the Honda LPGA Thailand match in Pattaya and the HSBC Ladies’s International Championship in Singapore.

* The Ladies’s Beginner Asia-Pacific championship in Pattaya, Thailand has been rescheduled for Oct. 7-10.

* The PGA Excursion Collection-China postponed two qualifying tournaments and behind schedule the beginning of its 2020 marketing campaign by means of two months, slicing the selection of common season tournaments to 10 from 14.

* The Ecu Excursion stated the Maybank Championship (April 16-19 in Kuala Lumpur) and the Volvo China Open (April 23-26 in Shenzhen) have been postponed.


* Professional League fits between China and Australia, scheduled for March 14-15 in Changzhou, may not be performed.


* The Singapore and Hong Kong legs of the International Rugby Sevens Collection had been postponed from April to October.


* A seashore volleyball event, because of be held from April 22 to 26 in Yangzhou, has been postponed till after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.


* The Asian weightlifting championships has been relocated from Kazakhstan to neighboring Uzbekistan. The contest, scheduled for April 16-25, might be hosted in Tashkent.


* Asian combined martial arts promotion One Championship will run its Feb. 28 match in Singapore at the back of closed doorways.

Compiled by means of Shrivathsa Sridhar, Rohith Nair and Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, and Frank Pingue in Toronto; Modifying by means of Peter Rutherford/Ken Ferris

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