• Women's Olympic qualifiers moved from Wuhan to Nanjing, later switched to Sydney (Jan 22)
  • China Women's Olympic qualifier home leg against South Korea scheduled for March moved to Sydney (Jan 29)
  • All domestic games in China at all levels postponed (Jan 30)
  • Asian Champions League involving Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG postponed until April (Feb 4)
  • Vietnam bans the hosting of sports events in February, AFC Cup games switched to away fixtures (Feb 7)
  • AFC Cup East Zone matches postponed until April (Feb 11)
  • Daegu FC And Pohang Steelers home games in K-League postponed (Feb 21)
  • China's 2022 World Cup qualifiers at home to Maldives and away to Guam in March moved to Thailand (Feb 21)
  • Inter Milan v Sampdoria, Torino v Parma, Verona v Cagliari and Atalanta v Sassuolo Serie A fixtures postponed. Several matches in Serie B and Serie D called off too (Feb 23)
  • Start of K-League postponed, four teams in AFC Champions League to play behind closed doors (Feb 24)
  • Top two tiers of Swiss football matches postponed (Feb 28)
  • Juventus v Inter Milan, Udinese v Fiorentina, AC Milan v Genoa, Parma v Spal, Sassuolo v Brescia (all Serie A) all postponed (Feb 29)
  • Sampdoria v Hellas Verona (Serie A) postponed (March 1)
  • International Champions Cup matches in Asia this summer cancelled (March 2)
  • Swiss League suspended until March 23 (March 2)
  • Coppa Italia match between Juventus and AC Milan postponed (March 3)
  • AC Milan v Genoa, Parma v SPAL, Udinese v Fiorentina and Sassuolo v Brescia postponed (March 7)
  • Morocco Football Federation orders all matches behind closed doors until further notice (March 5)
  • Valencia v Atalanta Champions League tie moved to behind closed doors (March 5)
  • Strasbourg v Paris Saint-Germain postponed indefinitely (March 6)
  • Olympiacos v Wolverhampton Wanderers Europa League match to be played behind closed doors (March 8)
  • Bulgarian league games to have no spectators for next two rounds (March 8)
  • All Romanian league matches to be played behind closed doors until further notice (March 9)
  • Paris Saint-Germain v Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League to be behind closed doors (March 9)
  • Ligue 1 games until April 15 to be played with no more than 1,000 people in attendance (March 9)
  • Serie A games put on hold as all sport in Italy is suspended (March 9)
  • Juventus v Lyon still set to go ahead, but without fans (March 9)
  • The next two rounds of the Liga season will be held behind closed doors (March 10)
  • Barcelona v Napoli and Bayern Munich v Chelsea to take place behind closed doors, meaning more Champions League last-16 second legs will be behind closed doors than open to fans (March 10)
  • LASK v Manchester United in the Europa League to be played behind closed doors (March 10)
  • Slovakia v Ireland to be played behind closed doors (March 10)
  • All Bayern Munich home games until April 18 will be behind closed doors (March 10)
  • Borussia Dortmund v Schalke and Borussia Monchengladbach v Cologne will both be behind closed doors (March 10)
  • Confirmation that all Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 games until April 15 will take place behind closed doors (March 10)
  • High-profile four-team international tournament in Doha (March 26-30) featuring Croatia, Portugal, Belgium and Switzerland cancelled (March 11)
  • Spain's Copa del Rey final between Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad postponed (March 11)
  • French League Cup final between PSG and Lyon (April 4) postponed (March 11)
  • La Liga suspended for two weeks in the wake of the news that Real Madrid have gone into a two-week quarantine (March 12)
  • Champions League and Europa League games week commencing 16 March postponed (March 13)
  • Bundesliga to be postponed after weekend ending 15 March (March 13)
  • English league football postponed until 3 April (March 13)
  • Scottish football postponed indefinitely (March 13)
  • Bundesliga and 2.Bundesliga suspended until 2 April (March 13)
  • Brazil suspends national competitions, but not state championships (March 15)
  • Australia's top flight the A-League to play remainder of regular season behind closed doors (March 16)
  • Men's and women's National League suspended along with grassroots in England (March 16)
  • UEFA confirm Euro 2020 postponed until 2021 (March 17)
  • CONMEBOL confirm Copa America postponed until 2021 (March 17)
  • All Argentine football cancelled until March 31 (March 17)
  • African Nations Championship postponed (March 17)
  • 2021 UEFA Nations League final postponed to accommodate postponed EURO 2020 competition (March 17)
  • All AFC Cup matches postponed (March 18)
  • Trophy Final postponed (March 18)

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  • UAE Tour cancelled after two staff members at event test positive (Feb 27)
  • Strade Bianche men and women's elite races (March 5)
  • Team Ineos, Mitchelton-Scott, Astana, CCC Team, EF Pro Cycling, Jumbo Visma, Team Sunweb, Groupama-FDJ all withdraw from races until end of March (March 5)
  • Tirenno-Adriatico (March 6)
  • Milan-San Remo (March 6)
  • Giro d'Italia postponed, new date announced no later than April 3 (March 13)
  • All events in France cancelled with immediate effect, including the early termination of Paris-Nice (March 13)
  • Tour of the Alps and the Tour de Romandie cancelled (March 16)
  • The Six Day Brisbane (March 16)
  • Paris-Roubaix postponed (March 17)
  • Fleche Wallonne postponed (March 17)
  • Liege-Bastogne-Liege postponed (March 17)
  • Tour de Yorkshire and Tour de Yorkshire women's race postponed (March 17)
  • Tour of Flanders (April 5)
  • Amstel Gold Race (April 19)


  • ITF moves Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Group I event away from Dongguan to Kazakhstan (Jan 26)
  • China forfeits Davis Cup tie against Romania after players are unable to travel (Feb 18)
  • WTA 125k even Xi'An Open cancelled (Feb 20)
  • WTA event Kunming Open (April 27-May 3) cancelled (March 3)
  • ATP Challenger events in Anning, Smarkand cancelled (March 3)
  • ATP Challenger events in Seoul, Busan, Guangju and Madrid postponed (March 3)
  • ATP and WTA tournaments at Indian Wells cancelled (March 9)
  • The inaugural edition of the multi-nation Fed Cup postponed (March 11)
  • ATP and WTA tournaments at Miami Open axed (March 12)
  • 125K hardcourt series in Guadalajara and claycourt tournament in Bogoata cancelled (March 13)
  • WTA Stuttgart Open (March 16)
  • WTA Istanbul Open (March 16)
  • WTA Prague Open (March 16)
  • Roland Garros moved to September 20, running until October 4 (March 17)
  • ATP And WTA Tours suspennded (March 18)


  • Formula E E-Prix in Sanya, China called off (Feb 2)
  • Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix, scheduled to be held in April, postponed (Feb 12)
  • MotoGP race on Qatar scheduled for March 8 called off due to travel restrictions (March 1)
  • MotoGP race in Thailand on March 22 is cancelled (March 2)
  • World Superbikes Qatar (March 13-15) postponed (March 3)
  • Formula E-Prix Roma (April 4) postponed (March 5)
  • Indonesia's capital city Jakarta delays Formula E race (March 11)
  • World Endurance Championship (WEC)'s Sebring 1,000 Miles race in Florida (March 12)
  • Formula E season suspended (March 13)
  • ERC Azores Rally rescheduled for 17-19 September (March 13)
  • Vietnamese, Australian and Bahrain GPs postponed, season may start May 2 (March 13)
  • All British Superbike events until end of April postponed (March 17)
  • Le Mans 24 Hours postponed until September (March 18)
  • Long Beach IndyCar Grand Prix postponed (March 18)

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  • LPGA's Blue Bay tournament due to be held on Hainan Island cancelled (Jan 31)
  • Women's Amateur Asia-Pacific golf championship, due to take place in Thailand on from February 12-15, postponed until October (Feb 8)
  • LPGA Thailand due to start on Feb 20 and Women's World Championship (Singapore), due to start on Feb 27 both postponed (Feb 9)
  • PGA Tour Series-China postpones two qualifying tournaments, number of regular season tournaments cut from 14 to 10 (Feb 12)
  • European Tour's Maybank Championship and China Open (both in April) postponed (Feb 14)
  • Mena Tour postponed rest of the season's events until September (March 5)
  • European Tour (Nairobi), Asian Tour Royal Cup (March 6)
  • August Masters postponed (March 13)
  • U.S. Open cancels first stage of qualifying (March 17)
  • PGA Championships in San Francisco postponed (March 17)


  • Singapore and Hong Kong legs of World Rugby Sevens Series postponed from April until October (Feb 13)
  • Scotland v Italy Women's Six Nations match postponed (Feb 23)
  • Ospreys' and Ulster's Pro14 matches on February 29 against Zebre and Bennetton postponed. Italian National Championship matches for weekend of Feb 28 also suspended (Feb 24)
  • Italy v Ireland men's Six Nations match for March 7 postponed - women's game off too (Feb 28)
  • England men's and women's Six Nations matches against Italy postponed (March 5)
  • Scotland's women's Six Nations match against France postponed (March 6)
  • Men's Six Nations clash between France and Ireland postponed (March 9)
  • Pro14 games in Wales and Ireland - Cardiff v Zebre and Munster v Benetton - postponed (March 10)
  • French rugby suspended (March 13)
  • Scotland v Wales postponed (March 13)


  • World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing postponed from March until 2021 (Jan 29)
  • World Triathlon Series opening event in Abu Dhabi postponed. Organisers hope to stage it later in March or in April (Feb 29)
  • Rome Marathon postponed until 2021 (March 5)
  • Paris Marathon moved from April 5 to October 18 (March 5)
  • World Athletics Half Marathon Championships postponed until October 17 (March 6)
  • Barcelona Marathon, due to be run on March 15, pushed back until October (March 7)
  • Boston Marathon, due to be run on April 20, pushed back until September 14 (March 13)
  • First three Diamond League meets in Qatar and China postponed. Shanghai event planned for August 13. Other dates set for announcement. (March 17)
  • Leeds Triathlon postponed (March 18)
  • All 675 UK Parkrun events postponed until end of March (March 18)

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  • FIBA relocates Women's Olympic qualifying tournament from Foshan to Serbia (Jan 27)
  • FIBA Asia Cup qualifying matches between Japan and China, Philippines and Thailand and China and Malaysia all postponed (Feb 14)
  • Basketball Africa League postponed (March 4)
  • Japan's B League played without spectators (March 14 - April 1) because of the coronavirus outbreak (March 11)
  • Ivy League cancel men's and women's basketball tournaments (March 11)
  • NBA suspends the season until further notice after a Utah Jazz player tested positive (March 12)

Winter sports

  • World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Seoul cancelled (Feb 26)
  • Engadin ski marathon in Switzerland with around 14,000 participants cancelled (Feb 27)
  • Fans banned from biathlon event in Nove Mesto on March 5 (March 2)
  • Cortina d'Ampezzo World Cup finals cancelled (March 6)
  • Women's World Championship ice hockey in Canada cancelled (March 7)
  • GB Alpine Championships cancelled (March 10)
  • World figure skating championships cancelled (March 11)
  • Slovakia's top-flight hockey league scraps the rest of its season without crowning a champion (March 11)


  • IOC cancels Olympic boxing qualifiers in Wuhan, moving event to Amman in March (Jan 22)
  • The European Olympic boxing qualifying tournament in London held without spectators (March 16)
  • European Olympic boxing qualifiers suspended (March 16)


  • China Masters in Hainan postponed after players withdraw (Feb 1)
  • Asia Championships moved from China to Philippines (March 4)


  • Women's tournament between Netherlands, Ireland, Zimbabwe and Thailand on April 3 cancelled (March 2)
  • Men's tournament involving Canada, Qatar, Denmark, Vanuatu, Singapore and hosts Malaysia postponed (March 5)
  • England's tour of Sri Lanka postponed (March 13)
  • Indian Premier League postponed provisionally until April 15 (March 13)
  • All recreational cricket in England suspended by ECB (March 18)


  • All events suspended for five weeks (March 16)


  • Grand National cancelled (March 16)
  • FEI World Cup Finals 2020 in Las Vegas cancelled (March 17)
  • Irish horse racing put behind closed doors (March 18)


  • Asian Weightlifting Championships moved from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan (Feb 17)


  • Asian Olympic Games qualifying in Kyrgyzstan cancelled due to government advice (Feb 28)

Table tennis

  • First-stage draw of Table Tennis World Championships postponed, organisers seeking WHO advice before deciding whether to postpone tournament (Feb 21)
  • ITTF World Tour Japan Open postponed (March 10)


  • The Seattle Mariners will not play home games in March (March 11)

American football

  • NFL proceeding with the 2020 NFL Draft, but has cancelled all public events surrounding the draft scheduled for April 23-25 in Las Vegas (March 16)
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