Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Events Being Cancelled Due To The Coronavirus

Events around the world are being cancelled due to the Coronavirus.

Below is a list of some of the events currently cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus.

The biggest event that is happening this year is the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo which is at risk of being cancelled.

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  • Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed to mid April
  • Europa League football - Some matches are being played behind closed doors - no fans allowed.
  • Various Olympic qualifying tournaments have been postponed or cancelled
  • Paris half marathon has been postponed.
  • Six Nations Rugby Ireland v Italy - cancelled
  • Mariah Carey has postponed her concert
  • Kiss have cancelled meet and greets on their tour.
  • Prague Film Festival has been cancelled
  • Seattle Emerald City Comic Con has been cancelled
  • NCAA Basketball Chicago State University have cancelled 2 scheduled games
  • The New York City Half-Marathon - cancelled
  • Manchester City v Arsenal - postponed
  • E3 - Video Game Convention in Los Angeles in June - Cancelled
  • Euro 2020 - Postponed till 2021
  • Glastonbury UK Musical festival - Cancelled
These are just a small percentage of events cancelled or postponed around the world.

The Coronavirus is also halting production on movie sets. Mission Impossible 7  - due to filming and production due to take place in Italy.

This is just the start of things to come.  This could heavily affect NFL games and other American sports events as we are currently only seeing the beginning of this outbreak globally.

Please include any major events added to the list in the comments.