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Pattaya Factbox: Occasions affected attributable to coronavirus epidemic

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(Reuters) – The next is a listing of world sports activities occasions tormented by the coronavirus that has killed over 1,000 other folks and contaminated better than 42,000 in China after it first emerged in Wuhan, Hubei province, dull final Three hundred and sixty five days:

ATHLETICS

* The World Athletics Indoor Championships, which had been scheduled for Nanjing from March 13-15, were postponed till next Three hundred and sixty five days. World Athletics is working with organisers to resolve on a date to host the biennial match in 2021.

* The Asian Athletics Affiliation cancelled its Feb. 12-13 indoor championships in Hangzhou.

SOCCER

* Asian Champions League fits involving Chinese language clubs Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG hold been postponed.

Guangzhou and the Shanghai clubs will be a part of the competition in April, with their neighborhood fits attributable to be performed in Could additionally simply.

Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG were attributable to play away at Perth Glory and Sydney FC but Australian officials sought to reschedule fits after their government imposed a rush ban on international nationals coming back from China.

* A four-team females’s Olympic qualifying match involving China, Australia, Taiwan and Thailand became moved from Wuhan and rearranged to be held in Australia by the AFC.

* Vietnam’s government said it can well no longer enable the country to host carrying occasions in February, that capacity home AFC Cup neighborhood stage fits for Ho Chi Minh City and Than Quang Ninh will want to be switched to away fixtures.

Ho Chi Minh City will now face Yangon United in Myanmar on Feb. 11 while Than Quang Ninh meet Ceres Negros on Feb. 25 in the Philippines.

* The Chinese language Football Affiliation said domestic video games in any admire ranges might perhaps well be postponed.

* The AFC said the preliminary stage fits of the East Zone of the AFC Cup 2020 hold been postponed by a pair of months and will recommence on April 7 attributable to hurry restrictions in plenty of nations.

FORMULA E

* The all-electrical Formula E motor racing sequence deserted plans for a urge in Sanya on March 21.

The circulation places Formula One in the highlight, with Shanghai attributable to host the Chinese language Gargantuan Prix on April 19.

TENNIS

* The International Tennis Federation moved the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Community I match that includes China, Taiwan, Indonesia, South Korea and Uzbekistan out of Dongguan to Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana) in Kazakhstan.

Nevertheless the Feb. 4-8 match became later postponed after Kazakhstan declined to wait on as replace hosts.

BADMINTON

* The Feb. 25 to March 1 China Masters match in Hainan became postponed after plenty of gamers withdrew. The BWF said it hoped the flagship Badminton Asia Championships might perhaps well still dart ahead in Wuhan from April 21-26.

* China and Hong Kong were pressured to withdraw from the Feb. 11-16 Badminton Asia Team Championships in Manila, organisers said.

BOXING

* The International Olympic Committee launched Jordan as hosts of the boxing qualifiers for Asia and Oceania after an match in Wuhan became cancelled. This might perhaps well additionally now happen in Amman from March 3 to 11.

BASKETBALL

* The International Basketball Federation moved the Feb. 6-9 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers to be held in Foshan to Belgrade.

* The FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifying match between China and Malaysia, to be held in Foshan on Feb. 24, will be rescheduled.

GOLF

* The elite females’s LPGA golf tour cancelled the March 5-8 Blue Bay match to be held on Hainan.

The tour additionally cancelled the Honda LPGA Thailand match in Pattaya scheduled for Feb. 20-23 and the Feb. 27-March 1 HSBC Ladies folks’s World Championship in Singapore.

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Passenger Chen, 28, carrying a cowl and a swimming glasses walks open air the Shanghai railway sigh in Shanghai, China, because the country is hit by an outbreak of the contemporary coronavirus, February 7, 2020. Image taken February 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Tune

* The PGA Tour Series-China moved its Feb. 25-28 global qualifying match to Lagoi, Indonesia, from Haikou.

HOCKEY

* Hockey Professional League fits between China and Australia, scheduled for March 14-15 in Changzhou, will no longer be performed.

Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar, Rohith Nair and Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Peter Rutherford and Christian Radnedge

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