Corona Hits World Of Sports

Corona Hits World Of Sports

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    Aakash Chopra names five players who are likely to be affected the most if IPL 2020 gets cancelled

    Aakash Chopra. (Photo Source: Facebook) With the coronavirus spread getting serious day by day, the questions about the happenings of the IPL has been doing rounds everywhere. With the country going through a 21-day lockdown, IPL 2020 could be cancelled. This could mean quite bad for some of the players. With the men's T20 World Cup in October, IPL...

    • 43 min ago
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    Despite Coronavirus in UK, Silverstone Plans to Host Multiple F1 Races in 2020

    The 2020 F1 season is yet to get off the ground, and it is all thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Already, F1 postponed/cancelled several races and there is a threat of more races dropping out. To that end, Silverstone boss, Stuart Pringle, revealed that the circuit is open to working out a revised schedule. The idea is for the iconic British circuit to host multiple...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Wimbledon cancelled for first time since World War Two

    London (Reuters): The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday, as the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-ribbon sports event off the calendar and wiped out the entire tennis grasscourt season.While the decision had looked inevitable for some time, since the virtual shutdown of world sport and the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics,...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    Roger Federer 'devastated' as virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for first time since WWII

    For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was cancelled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. With Britain under a nationwide lockdown, the All England Club announced its decision to call off its storied two-week grass-court tennis tournament, something that hadn #39;t...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Racing Driver Questions Viability of an F1 Canadian Grand Prix in 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic brought the entire world almost to a standstill, and sport is just one of the many victims. F1 also got the short end of the stick when a large majority of races faced postponement or cancellation. To that end, former racing driver Patrick Carpentier opened up on the global matter. For the moment, the Canadian Grand Prix takes on the duties as the...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    COVID-19 impact: Wimbledon Championships cancelled for the first time since 1945

    London: The 2020 edition of the Wimbledon Championships has been officially cancelled, organisers All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Wednesday. The AELTC said that instead, the Wimbledon will now be held from June 28 to July 11, 2021. It marks the first time since 1945 — during the Second World War — that the Championships won't take...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Coronavirus and sports: Belgian top flight facing season cancellation

    Belgium's Pro League has recommended to its General Assembly that the rest of the 2019-20 season be canceled and that the current standings be declared final. Club Bruges are set to be declared champions.April 2 -- Belgian top flight facing season cancellation Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the board of directors of Belgium's Pro League has recommended to its...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Coronavirus Outbreak: What does cancellation of Wimbledon mean for tennis in 2020?

    It seemed inevitable and now it is official: Wimbledon has been cancelled. For the first time since 1945, or in 75 years, there will be no All England Championships. The oldest Grand Slam will not be played. The tournament that has survived everything but the two World Wars since 1877, has ceded space to the global pandemic. If the coronavirus pandemic could claim...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Aakash Chopra Names 5 Players Who Will Suffer If IPL 2020 Gets Cancelled

    The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) looks to be under the threat of getting cancelled because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The disease has affected more than 920,000 people worldwide, while more than 47,000 people have been killed so far. While India is currently under a 21-day lockdown to combat the disease, the Board of Control for Cricket in India...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    What a cancelled Wimbledon could mean for Roger Federer, Serena Williams, fans and tennis

    Public health is greater than tennis players' fitness but in a way, the twilight of their careers is a sobering footnote to the implications of the pandemic. At Wimbledon 2019, the losing finalists in both men's and women's singles would have ruefully looked at their runner-up plates, remembered the times they were on the other side and...

    • 19 hrs ago

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