Tag Archives: Cancellation

Wimbledon’s expected cancellation could be followed by Davis Cup | Sport

This summer’s Wimbledon almost certainly will be abandoned on Wednesday and the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid could be the next major tennis event to fall under the shadow of coronavirus, after an alarming increase of 849 deaths in Spain in one day. Great Britain, the 2015 champions, qualified automatically …

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Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation due to global uncertainty | Sport

Wimbledon, which sits perilously close to the prime minister’s best-case forecast for a flattening out of coronavirus within 12 weeks, is highly unlikely to start on 29 June, if at all this summer. “With such uncertainty about, changing big, long-term contracts and setting mutually acceptable new dates is difficult and …

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Former F1 world champion Alan Jones ‘hugely disappointed’ about cancellation | Sport

Always forthright, witty and warm, the former Formula One world champion Alan Jones has his own unique take on the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix. With the straight-talking that marks Jones out as the quintessential Australian, he considers the disappointment of not racing from a driver’s perspective. “If you …

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Australia v New Zealand ODI series called off as more sports face cancellation | Sport

The NRL, Super Rugby and A-League seasons are on the verge of being shutdown following the New Zealand government’s new border restrictions to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Kiwi teams are involved in those competitions, with all international arrivals in New Zealand to be forced into isolation for a fortnight.New Zealanders …

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The teams, players and coaches hit hardest by the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament

The teams, players and coaches hit hardest by the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament

With the NCAA’s landmark and precedent-setting decision Thursday to cancel the 2020 NCAA Tournament comes a cold realization: there are no winners. It stinks for fans who were hoping to travel to host cities to see their favorite team compete in the postseason. It stinks for players who busted their …

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Ivy League players push back on abrupt cancellation of basketball tournament

The travel industry is suffering its worst shock since 9/11 because of coronavirus

In an announcement Tuesday, the League said its season-ending championship tournaments — which help determine what teams attend the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament — would be canceled for both its men and women teams as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Princeton University’s women’s basketball team and …

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MWC cancellation aftermath: what will happen with the phones we were expecting there

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The MWC 2020 has been cancelled – now what? As the biggest exhibition of mobile phones in the world, many new models were slated to be unveiled in Barcelona but companies had to change plans. Everything won’t happen at once and it certainly won’t happen at the same place. So …

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Mobile World Congress Cancellation: Counting the Cost of the No-Show Trade Fair

Mobile World Congress Cancellation: Counting the Cost of the No-Show Trade Fair

For an event meant to showcase the power of telecoms, cancelling this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona without a back-up plan has perplexed many in the trillion-dollar sector. Wednesday’s decision to call off the telecoms industry’s biggest annual gathering over fears of coronavirus, which has yet to reach mainland …

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Mobile World Congress May Face Cancellation Due To The Coronavirus

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Mobile World Congress 2020 may be headed for a complete cancellation due to the coronavirus outbreak. A new report from Reuters states that the GSMA, which is the organization which oversees the convention, is looking into the possibility of cancelling the event entirely. Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest …

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