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Here are Sporting Events cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus

As we know by now, a number of major sports events have been cancelled due to the global pandemic Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Probably one of the most watched and attended global events is the Formula 1 Grand Prix and its season opener in Australia was cancelled, following team McLaren’s withdrawal due to one of their team members contracting the virus.

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Below are sports coverage that you will miss on DStv: 

Athletics

Postponed
World Indoor Champs – until 2021
Paris Marathon – to 18 October

Cycling

Postponed
Strade Bianche
Milano-Sanremo
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
Giro di Sicilia

Cancelled
Tirreno-Adriatico
UAE Tour – only the last two days are cancelled

Football

Postponed
Premier League – All Matches
SkyBet Championship – All Matches
FA Cup – All Matches
Italian Serie A – All Matches
LaLiga – All Matches
UCL – Valencia vs. Atalanta
UCL – PSG vs. Dortmund
UCL – Barcelona vs. Napoli
UCL – Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea
UCL – Man City vs. Real Madrid
UCL – Juventus vs. Lyon
UEL – Sevilla vs. Roma
UEL – Inter Milan vs. Getafe

Cancelled
UEFA International Friendly – Belgium vs Portugal
UEFA International Friendly – Switzerland vs Belgium
UEFA International Friendly – Portugal vs Croatia

Behind closed doors
UCL – Valencia vs. Atalanta
UCL – PSG vs. Dortmund
UCL – Barcelona vs. Napoli
UCL – Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea
UEL – LASK vs. Man Utd
UEL – Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Basel
UEL – Wolfsburg vs. Shakhtar Donetsk
UEL – Olympiacos vs. Wolves

Golf

Postponed
Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific
European – Kenya Open
European – Indian Open
European – Maybank Champs
European – China Open

Cancelled
LPGA – Thailand
LPGA – Women’s World Champs
LPGA – Blue Bay

Gymnastics

Cancelled
FIG WC – Artistic Stuttgart

Postponed
FIG WC: Artistic Doha – to 5 – 6 June
FIG WC: Rhythmic Pesaro – to 7 June

Motorsport

Postponed
SBK – Qatar
SBK – Spain – to 23 – 25 October
SBK – France – to 2 – 4 October
MotoGP – Thailand – to 3 – 4 October
MotoGP – Americas – to 14 – 15 November

Cancelled
MotoGP – Qatar – Qualifying & MotoGP races cancelled
FIA WEC – Sebring 1000 Miles

Behind closed doors
Formula 1 – Bahrain

Rugby

Postponed
World Sevens Series – Hong Kong – to 9 – 11 October
World Sevens Series – Singapore – to 17 – 18 October
Six Nations – Ireland vs. Italy
Six Nations – Italy vs. England
Six Nations – France vs. Ireland
Women’s Six Nations – Italy vs. Scotland
Women’s Six Nations – France vs. Ireland

Shooting

Postponed
ISSF World Cup – to 5 – 12 May and 2 – 9 June

Swimming

Postponed
FINA – Diving World Series – Kazan
FINA – Diving World Cup – Tokyo

Tennis

Cancelled
ATP 1000 – BNP Paribas Open

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