Coronavirus: Postponements and cancellations in all sports (except football)


Posted on March 25, 2020 at 3:46 p.m. – updated on March 25, 2020 at 4:07 p.m.

Sport365 writing

Find out, as the coronavirus pandemic advances, the events canceled or postponed in major sports competitions (excluding football).

TENNIS
– The ATP and WTA seasons are suspended until June 7 inclusive and the rankings are frozen. The organizers of Roland-Garros have decided to postpone their tournament from September 20 to October 4. Tournament leaders from Indian Wells and Rome also hope to be able to play on another date in 2020.
– The final phase of the Fed Cup, scheduled for April 14 to 19 in Budapest, has been postponed.

CYCLING
– No World Tour event will take place before May 31. The Giro and the Monuments hope to be reprogrammed during the year 2020.

MOTOR SPORTS
F1: The season will not start before, at best, June 14 in Canada. The Australian and Monaco Grand Prix have been canceled, and those of China, Vietnam, Bahrain, the Netherlands, Spain and Azerbaijan have been postponed. F1 leaders hope for a season with between 15 and 18 Grands Prix (out of 22) on the program.
MotoGP: The season will start, at best, on May 3 in Spain. The GP of Qatar has been canceled, those of Thailand, the Americas and Argentina postponed and that of Valencia postponed by a week.
Rally: The season will not resume, at best, before the Kenya Rally from July 16-19. The rallies in Argentina, Portugal and Sardinia have been postponed.
Endurance: The 24 Hours of Le Mans, scheduled for June 13 and 14, has been postponed to September 19 and 20.

RUGBY
– The Top 14 and the Pro D2 have been stopped since March 13. Club and League leaders are studying the scenario possibilities to end the season as best as possible.
– The European Cups are suspended, and the semi-finals and finals (in Marseille) scheduled for early May and late May are postponed.
– The U20 World Cup, scheduled for July in Italy, is canceled.

BASKETBALL:
The NBA is suspended at least until April 12.
– The Jeep Elite, Pro B and LFB are stopped at least until March 31, but hope to be able to finish their season.
– A decision will be made on March 28 regarding the Coupe de France.
– The European women’s competitions (Euroleague and Eurocoupe) have been stopped and will not resume.
– European men’s competitions (Euroleague, Eurocoupe, Champions League, FIBA ​​Europe Cup) are suspended.

HANDBALL
– Lidl Starligue and Proligue are on hold until April 22 and are hoping to finish their season.
– The Butagaz Energy League is at a standstill until April 5 and hopes to be able to finish its season.
– The men’s and women’s French Cup is definitively stopped.
– The European Cups are suspended and will resume in the best of cases in June, with Final Four in the Champions League in August for men and in September for women.
– The TQO de Bercy, planned for April then postponed to June, is postponed to an unknown date.

VOLLEYBALL
– Men’s and Women’s League A and League B are suspended until further notice.
– The Final Four of the Coupe de France are postponed.
– The European Cups are suspended until further notice.

ICE HOCKEY
Magnus League season has been definitively stopped before the semi-finals. There will be no 2020 champion.
– The Elite and D1 world championships (in which France was to participate) are canceled.
– The NHL season is suspended until mid-May.

ATHLETICS
– The Diamond League will begin, at best, on May 24 in Stockholm. The meetings in Doha and China have been postponed.
– The Paris marathon is postponed from April 5 to October 18.

SWIMMING
– The European Championships scheduled for May 11-24 in Budapest have been postponed and may take place from August 13-30.
– The French championships, scheduled from April 14 to 19 in Chartres, have been postponed from June 23 to 29.

JUDO
The European Championships, scheduled for May 1 to 3 in Prague, have been postponed from June 19 to 21.

GOLF
The PGA season is suspended until May 17 and the EPGA season until May 24. The Augusta Masters and the PGA Championship, the first two Grand Slam tournaments of the year, scheduled for April and May, have been postponed.

SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES
They are carried over to 2021, and will take place no later than summer 2021.