List of sports events affected by the virus from China
Publish- March 05, 2020, 10:07 AM
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People walk past the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo.AP Photo
ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 22-28 postponed.
World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 cancelled.
World indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021.
Hong Kong Marathon on Feb. 9 cancelled.
Asian indoor championships in Hangzhou from Feb. 12-13 cancelled.
Asian cross-country championships in Hong Kong on March 29 postponed.
Tokyo Marathon on March 1: Restricted to elite runners.
Paris Half Marathon on March 1 postponed.
Nagoya Women's Marathon on March 8: Restricted to elite runners.
Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea on April 12 cancelled.
Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 19 postponed.
Formula E's Sanya E-Prix in Sanya on March 21 cancelled.
China Masters in Hainan from Feb. 25-March 1 postponed.
Asian team championships in Manila from Feb. 11-16: China and Hong Kong withdrew.
German Open in Mulheim from March 3-8 cancelled.
Portuguese International Championships in Caldas da Rainha from March 5-8 cancelled.
Polish Open in Krakow from March 26-29 postponed.
Vietnam International Challenge in Hanoi postponed from March 24-29 to June 2-7.
Asia championships moved from Wuhan, China to Manila on April 21-26.
Nippon Professional Baseball: All preseason games from Feb. 26-March 15, no spectators.
Olympic qualifying tournament in Taichung and Dou Liu, Taiwan moved from April 1-5 to June 17-21.
Women's Olympic qualifying tournament moved from Foshan, China, to Belgrade, Serbia, from Feb. 6-9.
Asia Cup qualifiers postponed: Philippines vs. Thailand on Feb. 20; Japan vs. China on Feb. 21; China vs. Malaysia on Feb. 24. Matches scheduled for Hong Kong moved to opponents' homes.
South Korean Basketball League: All games from Feb. 25-March 31 no spectators.
EuroLeague: Valencia vs. Olimpia Milano in Valencia on March 5, no spectators.
Women's EuroLeague: Girona vs. Venezia in Girona on March 19, no spectators.
Olympic test event in Zhangjiakou, China from Feb. 27-March 2 cancelled.
World Cup in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic from March 5-8, no spectators.
Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifier moved from Wuhan, China, to Amman, Jordan, from March 3-11.
Women's ODI Quadrangular between Thailand, Ireland, Netherlands and Zimbabwe in Chiang Mai, Thailand from April 3-11 cancelled.
UAE Tour cancelled on Feb. 27 after 5 of 7 stages.
Asian Championships in Chongqing, China from April 25-May 3 to be relocated.
World Cup in Wujiang, China from April 18-19 cancelled.
World Cup in Chongqing, China on April 22 cancelled.
Hong Kong showjumping leg of Longines Masters Series from Feb. 14-16 cancelled.
Hockey Pro League matches between China and Belgium on Feb. 8-9 and Australia on March 14-15 postponed.
India women's tour of China from March 14-25 cancelled.
Ireland women's tour of Malaysia in March-April cancelled.
Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya from Feb. 20-23 cancelled.
HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore from Feb. 27-March 1 cancelled.
Blue Bay LPGA on Hainan Island from March 5-8 cancelled.
Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from April 16-19 postponed.
China Open in Shenzhen from April 23-26 postponed.
Japan LPGA Tour
Daikin Orchid Ladies in Okinawa from March 5-8: Spectators banned.
Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, from Feb. 20-23: China team withdrew.
All-Around World Cup in Milwaukee on March 7: Russia team withdrew.
All-Around World Cup in Tokyo on April 4-5: Russia team withdrew.
Olympic women's qualifying tournament in Montenegro from March 20-22: China withdrew. Hong Kong declined invitation to attend.
Japan Racing Association: All races from Feb. 27 to have no spectators.
Chinese clubs in Supreme Hockey League playing home games in Russia.
Women's Challenge Cup of Asia in Manila, Philippines, from Feb. 23-28 cancelled.
Switzerland's National League and Swiss League suspended from March 2-15.
US-Based Professional Women's Hockey Players Association tour of Japan from March 4-7 cancelled.
Paris Grand Slam on Feb. 8-9: China team withdrew.
Dusseldorf Grand Slam on Feb. 21-23: China team withdrew.
Rabat Grand Prix in Morocco on March 6-8 cancelled.
World championships moved from Xiamen to Cancun, Mexico, from May 25-31.
World laser run championships moved from Xiamen in May to Weiden, Germany, in August.
Qatar Grand Prix in Doha on March 8 cancelled.
Thailand Grand Prix in Buriram on March 22 postponed.
Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 cancelled.
Six Nations: Ireland vs. Italy in Dublin on March 7 postponed.
Six Nations: Italy vs. England in Rome on March 14, no spectators.
Women's Six Nations: Italy vs. Scotland in Legnano on Feb. 23; Ireland vs. Italy in Dublin on March 8 postponed. Italy vs. England in Padua on March 15, no spectators.
Pro14 in Italy: Zebre vs. Ospreys, Treviso vs. Ulster on Feb. 29 postponed.
Super Rugby: Sunwolves vs. ACT Brumbies in Osaka on March 8 to be relocated.
Japan's Top League: Round 7 on Feb. 29-March 1 and Round 8 on March 7-8 postponed.
Hong Kong Sevens moved from April 3-5 to Oct. 16-18.
Singapore Sevens moved from April 11-12 to Oct. 10-11.
Asia women's championship in Hong Kong moved from March 14-22 to May 8-16.
Asian Nacra 17 Championship in Shanghai from March 1-6 moved to Genoa, Italy, from April 12-19.
Asian 49erFX Championship in Hainan, China from March 20-29 moved to Genoa, Italy, from April 12-19.
Alpine World Cup in Yanqing, China from Feb. 15-16 cancelled.
Engadin Skimarathon in Switzerland on March 8 cancelled.
China Open in Beijing from March 30-April 5 postponed.
Asian Champions League: Matches involving Chinese clubs Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG postponed to April-May. Beijing FC allowed to play from Feb. 18. Matches involving South Korean clubs Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Suwon Samsung Bluewings and FC Seoul to be played with no spectators from March 3. Matches involving Iranian clubs Esteghlal, Persepolis, Shahr Khodro, Sepahan on March 2-3 postponed.
Champions League: Valencia vs. Atalanta in Valencia on March 10; Juventus vs. Lyon in Turin on March 17, no spectators.
Europa League: Inter Milan vs. Ludogorets on Feb. 27; Inter Milan vs. Getafe in Milan on March 12; Getafe vs. Inter Milan in Getafe on March 19; Roma vs. Sevilla in Rome on March 19, no spectators.
Asian women's Olympic qualifying Group B tournament relocated from Wuhan to Sydney from Feb. 3-13. China vs. South Korea playoffs on March 6 and 11 moved to April 9 and 14; China home game in Sydney.
2022 World Cup qualifying: China vs. Maldives on March 26 and vs. Guam on March 31 moved to Buriram, Thailand. Spectators banned.
Serie A, B, C, D and Women's Serie A matches in Lombardy and Veneto regions postponed from Feb. 22. Serie A: 6 matches on Feb. 29-March 2 postponed to May 13. All matches March 4-April 3, no spectators.
Italian Cup semifinals: Juventus vs. AC Milan on March 4, Napoli vs. Inter Milan on March 5, postponed. Final moved from May 13 to May 20.
Chinese Super League, due to start on Feb. 22, delayed.
Iran Pro League: Spectators banned from all matches from Feb. 24.
K League in South Korea, due to start on Feb. 29, delayed.
J League in Japan: All matches from Feb. 25-March 15 postponed.
Swiss Super League and Challenge League from Feb. 28-March 23 postponed.
AFC Cup: All group stage and playoff matches in east zone delayed to April 7.
Asian men's futsal championship in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, from Feb. 26-March 8 postponed.
Japan vs. South Africa men's friendly on March 27 cancelled.
Short track world championships in Seoul from March 13-15 postponed.
Spring Tournament in Osaka, Japan from March 8-22, no spectators.
Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 cancelled.
Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew.
Diving world series event in Beijing from March 7-9 cancelled.
China Olympic trials in Qingdao from March 28-April 4 moved to May 10-16.
World team championships in Busan, South Korea, postponed from May 22-29 to June 21-28.
South Korea Open in Busan on June 16-21 suspended.
Australian Open in Geelong on June 23-28 suspended.
Asian Olympic qualifying tournament on April 10-11 moved from Wuxi, China to Amman, Jordan.
Fed Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tournament moved from Dongguan, China to Dubai, United Arab Emirates from March 3-7.
Davis Cup: China forfeited World Group I playoff vs. Romania in Piatra Neamt on March 6-7.
Davis Cup: Japan vs. Ecuador qualifier in Miki on March 6-7, no spectators.
Davis Cup: Italy vs. South Korea in Cagliari on March 6-7, no spectators.
Xi'an Open in China from April 13-19 cancelled.
Kunming Open in Anning, China from April 27-May 3 cancelled.
Abu Dhabi world series event on March 7 postponed,
Olympic mixed relay qualifier moved from Chengdu, China on May 9 to Valencia, Spain on May 1.
World Cup in Chengdu, China on May 10 postponed.
Asian Cup in Tainan, Taiwan on March 8, in Beihai, China on April 5, and Dexing, China on April 11 postponed.
Beach volleyball World Cup in Yangzhou, China from April 22-26 postponed.
Olympic women's qualifying tournament in Trieste, Italy from March 8-15 postponed.
Asian championships from April 18-25 moved from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
East Asian championships in Seoul from Feb. 26-March 3 postponed.
Junior world championships in Bucharest, Romania from March 14-24 cancelled.
Asian Championships in New Delhi from Feb. 20-23: China, North Korea, Turkmenistan teams withdrew.
Asian Olympic qualifying event from March 27-29 moved from Xi'an, China to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan withdrew as host on Feb. 29.
Italy declares all sports events without spectators from March 4 to April 3.
Iran suspends all sports events from Feb. 24 for 10 days, except Pro League soccer matches behind closed doors.
Tokyo Olympic training of volunteers in Japan postponed from February to May.
Chinese Anti-Doping Agency suspended testing from Feb. 3-21.
Winter X Games events in Chongli, China from Feb. 21-23 postponed.
Singapore athlete of the year awards on Feb. 26 postponed.
International Boxing Association's European Continental Forum in Assisi, Italy on Feb. 29 cancelled.
World Chess Federation's presidential council meeting moved from China to United Arab Emirates on Feb. 28-29.
World University cross-country championships in Marrakech, Morocco on March 7 postponed.
International Weightlifting Federation Congress in Bucharest, Romania on March 13 cancelled.
World Anti-Doping Agency Symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 17-18 cancelled.
FIFA Council meeting in Asuncion, Paraguay, on March 20 changed to video conference.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations Para Games in the Philippines from March 20-28 postponed. New dates not set.
Hong Kong sports stars awards on March 24 postponed.
XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championships (offroad triathlon, duathlon) in Taiwan from March 28-29 cancelled.
Gulf Cooperation Council Games in Kuwait from April 3-14 postponed.
Asian Football Confederation Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 16 postponed.
SportAccord summit in Beijing moved to Lausanne, Switzerland, on April 19-24.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Congress on June 20 moved from Shanghai to Antwerp, Belgium.
Singapore bans spectators at National School Games from January-August.
University Athletic Association of the Philippines postponed all sports events.