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Coronavirus: Most Soccer Leagues Suspended

Coronavirus: Most Soccer Leagues Suspended

Most leagues in Europe have been suspended because of the Coronavirus outbreak.

See which leagues have been affected here:

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The Italian Serie A was the first to make a cancellation announcement, suspending all football matches until 3 April. The German Bundesliga was the second to respond by also cancelling fixtures.

All UEFA competitions, including Champions League and Europa League matches, have been postponed because of the outbreak.

The English Premier League followed suit and suspended their matches as well. “The FA, Premier League, EFL, and Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have collectively agreed to postpone the professional game in England until 3 April at the earliest.”

Here are some of the soccer leagues that have been suspended:

1. Austria – Bundesliga, Championship Round, Bundesliga, Relegation Round, Erste Liga, Regionalliga East, Regionalliga Centre.

2. Belgium – Beker van Belgie, First Division B, Promotion Playoffs, Pro League.

3. Colombia – Liga Postobon.

4. Croatia – 1. HNL, 2. HNL.

5. Czech – 1. Liga, CFL, Group A, CFL, Group B, FNL, U19 1st Division.

6. Denmark - Danish Football League.

7. England - Premier League, EFL and Barclays FA Women’s Super League and Barclays FA Women’s Super League.

8. France – Ligue 1, Ligue 2

9. Germany – Bundesliga (17 March to 2 April)

10. Greece – Super League 1, Championship Round.

11. Itay – Serie A, Serie B

12. Japan – Japan J League

13. Lithuanian – A Lyga.

14. Netherlands – Eredivisie, Eerste Divisie.

15. Portugal – Primeira Liga, Segunda Liga, U23 Championship.

17. Romania – Liga 2, Liga 1, Relegation, Liga 1, Championship round.

16. Spain - La Liga, Segunda Division

17. South Africa - Absa Premiership, Glad Africa Championship

18. Slovakia – 2 Liga, Superliga, Championship round, Superliga, Relegation round.

20. Slovenia – PrvaLiga.

21. USA – MLS

22. International - The Asian qualifiers for the Qatar World Cup in 2022

Other affected sports:

GOLF

Cancelled: PLAYERS Championship - cancelled after round one
Postponed: All PGA Tour events
Postponed: European Tour's Hero Indian Open
Postponed: The European Tour's Kenya Open, due to take place between 12-15 March
Cancelled: The Czech Masters, scheduled from August 20-23
Cancelled: Kenya Open
Cancelled: Maybank Championship, April
Cancelled: China Open
Postponed: Women's first major of the year, the ANA Inspiration

RUGBY UNION
Postponed: Six Nations - Italy v England, Saturday March 14
Postponed: Six Nations - France v Ireland, Saturday March 14
Postponed: Six Nations - Ireland v Italy, March 7
Postponed: Women's Six Nations - Wales v Scotland, March 15
Postponed: Women's Six Nations - France v Ireland, March 15
Postponed: Women's Six Nations - Italy v England, March 15
Postponed: Women's Six Nations - Scotland v France, March 7
Postponed: Women's Six Nations - Italy v Scotland, February 23
Postponed: Women's Six Nations - Ireland v Italy, March 8
Suspended: Guinness PRO14 season
Suspended: Super Rugby

TENNIS
Cancelled: Miami Open
Suspended: ATP tournaments six-week suspension until April 20 at the earliest
Suspended: The International Tennis Federation suspension of tournaments until April 20 at the earliest
Cancelled: The Volvo Car Open in Charleston, April 4-12.
Cancelled: The WTA Copa Colsanitas in Bogota
Cancelled: WTA 125k event in Guadalajara
Postponed: The Fed Cup finals in Budapest from 14-18 April and other Fed Cup play-offs ties on the weekend of 17 and 18 April

CRICKET
Cancelled: England's tour of Sri Lanka
Delayed: Indian Premier League start has been postponed from March 29 to April 15
Behind-closed-doors: India and South Africa two ODI's
Behind-closed-doors: Australia and New Zealand three ODI's

MOTORSPORT
Postponed: Formula One Australian Grand Prix, April 15
Postponed: Formula One China Grand Prix, April 19
Behind-closed-doors: The Bahrain Grand Prix, 20-22 March
Cancelled: Formula E race in Jakarta on 6 June
Postponed: Formula E race, The Rome E-Prix, scheduled for 4 April.
Cancelled: MotoGP Qatar race
Postponed: MotoGP season races in Thailand, the United States and Argentina
Postponed: World Superbike Spanish round of the series, scheduled for 27-29 March, postponed until 23-25 October
Behind-closed-doors: Nascar race events in Atlanta, March 15, and Miami, March 22

Written by Banele Pikwa for Hollywoodbets

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