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Wimbledon canceled for first time since World War II

Wimbledon canceled for first time since World War II

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won’t be played. MORE..

(0) Comments | April 1, 2020  09:01 pm
Beijing 2022 Olympics face ‘special situation’ after Tokyo delay, organisers say

Beijing 2022 Olympics face ‘special situation’ after Tokyo delay, organisers say

Beijing 2022 organisers said they face “a special situation” after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics means less than six months between the Summer and Winter Games. MORE..

(0) Comments | April 1, 2020  03:38 pm
Tokyo Olympics to open on July 23, 2021

Tokyo Olympics to open on July 23, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, will be held from July 23 to Aug. 8 in 2021, the games’ organizing committee said Monday. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 30, 2020  06:08 pm
  Japanese PM and IOC chief agree to postpone 2020 Olympics

Japanese PM and IOC chief agree to postpone 2020 Olympics

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach agreed Tuesday to postpone the Olympics until 2021. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 24, 2020  07:09 pm
Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021

Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021

The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus, says International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 24, 2020  04:23 pm
Canada withdraws from 2020 Olympic Games as Japan considers postponement

Canada withdraws from 2020 Olympic Games as Japan considers postponement

Canada became the first country to boycott the Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic and Australia told its athletes to prepare for an Olympics next year as Japan and the IOC flagged the prospect of a postponement for the first time. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 23, 2020  03:17 pm
‘Premature’ to postpone Tokyo Olympics - IOC chief

‘Premature’ to postpone Tokyo Olympics - IOC chief

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said it would be “premature” to postpone the Tokyo Games Thursday but admitted the body was “considering different scenarios” as the coronavirus pandemic advances. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 20, 2020  03:01 pm
How coronavirus has impacted sporting events around the world

How coronavirus has impacted sporting events around the world

The spread of coronavirus has impacted the staging of sporting events around the world. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 18, 2020  03:14 pm
England’s Test tour of Sri Lanka called off

England’s Test tour of Sri Lanka called off

England’s tour of Sri Lanka has been officially called off due to fears over the spread of coronavirus. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 13, 2020  04:17 pm
IPL 2020 postponed till April 15 amid coronavirus outbreak

IPL 2020 postponed till April 15 amid coronavirus outbreak

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the postponement of the Indian Premier League till April 15 in wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, reported news agency ANI. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 13, 2020  03:07 pm
Real Madrid footballers in quarantine leads to La Liga suspension

Real Madrid footballers in quarantine leads to La Liga suspension

Spanish top flight La Liga has been suspended for “at least the next two rounds of matches” as a result of the Real Madrid squad going into quarantine because of coronavirus. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 12, 2020  05:49 pm
NBA suspends its season after player tests positive for coronavirus

NBA suspends its season after player tests positive for coronavirus

The NBA is suspending its season after a player preliminarily tested positive for coronavirus, the league announced Wednesday. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 12, 2020  10:38 am