With Covid-19,sporting events all over the world came to a halt since past month and a half.Here is a look at sporting events either postponed cancelled globally.
World Cup in Guatomala City from April 20-26 cancelled.World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 also stands cancelled.
World Indoor Championships in Nanjing postponed to March 2021.Barcelona,Paris and London Marathons postponed to October while Rome Marathon scheduled for March 29 has been cancelled due to havoc in Italy.
All BWF tour events were suspended till 30th April.Those include China Masters,German Open,Swiss Open,India Open,Malaysia Open,Singapore Open and Badminton Asia Championships.
NBA suspended all games from March 11.FIBA suspended all competitions including Olympic qualifiers from 13th March.
World Olympic qualification event in Paris from 13-24 May cancelled.
Men’s Sabre and Epee World Cups from March 20-22 in Hungary and Argentina respectively postponed.
Euro 2020 postponed to June 2021 so as Copa America which will be played at the same period in 2021.Champions League and Europa League is also postponed for this season.English Premier league is suspended till April 30.
Augusta Masters from 9-12 April has been postponed.PGA tour cancelled all tournaments till mid May.India Open in New Delhi from March 19-22 also postponed.
Artistic World Cup in Doha,Qatar has been postponed to 3-6 June.European rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Ukraine from 21-24 May also postponed.
Men’s and women’s Olympic qualifiers postponed to June.
FIH Pro League is suspended till May.Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia will be held from September 24 to October 3.
World Cup I and II in Italy stands cancelled like other Olympic qualifying events.
ISSF World Cup in New Delhi will be held in two stages viz.5-12 May and 2-9 June.
World Team TT Championships have been rescheduled to 21-28 June in Busan,South Korea.
World Championships slated from 21-24 May in Denmark is cancelled.
Both ATP and WTA tours have been suspended till 7th June.French Open in Paris will be held from 20th September to 4th October.
Beach Volleyball World Cup in China from 22-26 April postponed.
Asian Weightlifting Championships from 16th to 25th April in Uzbekistan has been postponed.
Olympic qualifier in Sofia,Bulgaria from 30th April to 3rd May 2020 has been postponed.
And finally the most important event of 2020,Tokyo Olympics has also been postponed by a year.IOC will announce new dates and schedule later.
By Shailesh Padhye for Sportsnasha.com