Euro-2020 and Roland-Garros postponed… the world of sport at a standstill

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All sports competitions on the planet are disrupted by the coronavirus epidemic.


Suspended competitions:

> FRANCE: Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and Women’s League “until further notice”.

> English Championship, until April 30 inclusive.

> Italian Championship, until April 3.

> German Championship, at least until April 2> In Spain, until further notice.

> Championship of Portugal “for an indefinite period”.

> Championship of the Netherlands, until the end of March.

> Belgian Championship, until April 30 inclusive.

> North American Football League (MLS) until May 10.

> Copa Libertadores meetings until May 5.

Postponed matches or competitions:

> TheEuro 2020 has been postponed for a year and will run from June 11 to July 11, 2021.

> The Copa America 2020 has also been postponed and will take place on the same dates as the Euro, from June 11 to July 11, 2021.

> In the Champions League, the last 8th return finals are postponed. In the Europe League, the last round of 16 first leg and return matches are postponed.

> The final of the Paris-SG League Cup – Lyon, scheduled for April 4, was postponed towards the end of May. The final of the Paris-SG – Saint-Etienne French Cup scheduled for April 25 is suspended.

> Spain: the final of the Real Sociedad – Athletic Bilbao King’s Cup, scheduled for April 18, must be rescheduled.

> In South America, the start of qualifying for the Mondial-2022 has been postponed.

> Friendly matches FRANCE – Ukraine and FRANCE – Finland which were to take place in camera on March 27 and 31 are postponed to June.


> The Indoor Worlds, scheduled from March 13 to 15 in Nanjing, China, have been postponed to 2021.

> The 2020 edition of the Boston Marathon has been postponed from April 20 to September 14.

> The Paris marathon, scheduled for April 5, has been postponed to October 18.

> The London Marathon, to be held on April 26, has been postponed to October 4


> The World Badminton Federation has suspended all scheduled tournaments until April 26.


> The NBA is suspended until further notice, after initial positive cases in the Utah Jazz.

> In France, all competitions scheduled until March 31 are postponed. The LNB “is determined to resume the championships and bring them to an end”.

> The International Federation (Fiba) and the Euroleague have suspended all European Cups.

> The “March Madness”, the final phase of the American university championship, is canceled.


> The European qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympic Games have been interrupted. The holding of the Americas tournament, which was to be held in Buenos Aires in late March / early April and the final world tournament in Paris in May, were also suspended.


> Elite cycling suspends its activity “at least until the end of April”. The season could be extended until November 1.

> France: Paris-Roubaix, the queen of the classics, scheduled for April 12, has been postponed, with no date specified. With the cancellations of Milan – San Remo (March 21), the Tour of Flanders (April 5) and Liège-Bastogne-Liège (April 26), four of the five “monuments” of cycling are pending.

> Italy: the Giro, the first Grand Tour of the year, is postponed. The Strade Bianche (March 7) and Tirreno-Adriatico, scheduled between March 11 and 17, have been canceled.

> Belgian classics, including Gand-Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders, have been postponed.

> In Spain, the Tour of Catalonia, scheduled from March 23 to 29, has been postponed.

> The Tour of the Basque Country, scheduled from April 6 to 11, and the Tour de Romandie scheduled in Switzerland from April 28 to May 3, have been canceled


> The world rankings for men and women were frozen on Friday March 15 and for an indefinite period.

> The first two Majors of the year on the men’s professional circuit (PGA), the Augusta Masters (April 9-12) and the PGA Championship (May 14-17), have been postponed to dates yet to be announced. The other PGA tournaments planned for this period have been canceled, with the exception of the Puntacana Open postponed to an unspecified date. The circuit is therefore currently suspended until May 17. The Player’s championship, the 5th tournament of the year in terms of prestige, was canceled after the first round on March 9.

> The tournaments on the women’s circuit (LPGA) scheduled until May 3 have been postponed. The first Major of the season, the ANA Inspiration (April 2-5), will finally take place from September 10 to 13.

> The European circuit (EPGA) is suspended until May 24 after the cancellation of the Danish Open on Thursday (May 21-24).


> FRANCE: The men’s championship (Starligue) is suspended until April 22. The women’s championship is suspended until April 5, as well as all amateur competitions.

> European competitions are suspended until April 12.

> The six Olympic Qualification Tournaments (TQO), scheduled from March 20 to 22 for women and from April 17 to 19 for men, are postponed to June.

ice Hockey

> The North American Ice Hockey League (NHL) has suspended its schedule three weeks from the end of the regular season.

> The season of the French Ice Hockey Championship has been stopped. Consequently, the title will not be awarded and no club will descend to the lower division.


> The European Swimming Championships (May 11-24 in Budapest) have been postponed. The slot from 17 to 30 August has been chosen as the “provisional” postponement date.

Figure skating

> The Worlds scheduled last week in Montreal have been canceled.

Modern Penthatlon

> The Worlds, scheduled in China in February, were postponed in May (25-31), in Mexico (Cancun)


> VI Nations tournament: four matches have been postponed: Ireland – Italy (March 7); Wales – Scotland, Italy – England and FRANCE – Ireland (March 14). They should be disputed at the end of October.

> FRANCE: the Top 14 and the Pro D2 are suspended until further notice. First decisions expected to be made on April 7

> The Super Rugby, rugby union championship in the Southern Hemisphere, which brings together teams from South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Japan, is suspended until further notice.

> The quarter-finals of the European Cup, including Clermont-Racing 92 and Toulouse-Ulster des (April 4 and 5) have been postponed, like those of the European Challenge scheduled for the same weekend.

> The English rugby championship was suspended Monday March 16 for 5 weeks

> The U20 World Cup, scheduled for June 28 to July 18 in northern Italy, has been canceled.

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> The stages of the world men’s rugby sevens circuit in London and Paris, scheduled for May, are postponed for the moment in September. The circuit final is also postponed.

> On the women’s circuit, the Langford (Canada) stage, scheduled for May, is postponed.


> The International Federation (FIS) has canceled the last stages and the finals of the Women’s and Men’s Alpine Skiing World Cups.

> The Cross Country Skiing World Cup is over after the cancellation of the last stages in Quebec (Canada), Canmore (Canada) and Minneapolis (United States).

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> F1: The Australian Grand Prix, the first round of the F1 World Championship, scheduled for March 15, has been canceled. The next three, Bahrain (March 22), Vietnam (April 5) and China (April 19), the Netherlands (May 3), and Spain (May 10) are also reported. The Monaco GP is canceled.

> The Formula E season is suspended for two months.

> The IndyCar cancels all of its races until the end of April.

> WRC World Championship: the next round in Argentina (April 23-26) has been postponed to an unspecified date.

> World Endurance Championship: the 1,000 miles of Sebring (March 20-21) are canceled. the 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps (April 23-25) are postponed to a date to be determined.

> 24 hours of Le Mans are postponed to September 19 and 20.

Motorbike :

> The first four Grands Prix of the season (Qatar, Thailand, the Americas and Argentina) have been canceled or postponed. The start of the season has been delayed by two months from early March to May 3.

> 24 hours of Le Mans motorcycles, scheduled for April 18 and 19, are postponed to September 5 and 6.


> The Grand Slam tournament of Roland-Garros, which was initially scheduled to take place from May 24 to June 7, is postponed from September 20 to October 4

> The men’s (ATP) and women’s (WTA) tennis circuits are suspended until June 7, the rankings are frozen.

> The final phase of the Fed Cup scheduled for April 14 to 19 in Budapest, which was to bring together twelve nations, has been postponed.


> The world governing body for table tennis (ITTF) is suspending “all activities”, including tournaments, until the end of April.


> FRANCE: Competitions are suspended until further notice.


> FRANCE: The FFF suspends all of its competitions, which includes, in addition to the women’s D1, the amateur football championships.

> FRANCE: The Athletics (FFA) and Rugby (FFR) Federations have suspended all competitions, rallies and group training.