Tag Archives: Cancelled

The Open 2020 cancelled as a result of coronavirus pandemic | Sport

The R&A has taken the unprecedented non-wartime step of cancelling this year’s Open Championship. The 149th edition of golf oldest major, due to be held at Royal St George’s in Kent from 16 July, will instead take place at the same venue, near Sandwich, in 2021. This will mark the …

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Wimbledon 2020 cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic | Sport

This summer’s Wimbledon has been cancelled, the All England Lawn Tennis Club announced on Wednesday in a move that had become increasingly inevitable amid the spread of coronavirus. Ultimately there was no way the championships could proceed as scheduled given the seriousness of the pandemic, which has seen most of …

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Wimbledon 2020 ‘to be cancelled on Wednesday’ as French Open fury grows | Sport

Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the 2020 tournament on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president, Dirk Hordorff. All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) officials earlier said the event due to begin on 29 June would not be played behind closed …

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Sport’s role as the great distraction reluctantly cancelled but it will be back | Barney Ronay | Sport

And, breathe. Preferably, it goes without saying, into a vacant space. At the end of a week when the sporting news cycle has seemed to pulse and spread and multiply like a malevolent bacillus, two things are abundantly clear. The correct decision on containment has – and this is important: …

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Formula One’s Australian Grand Prix cancelled amid coronavirus fears | Sport

Confusion engulfed the season-opening Australian Grand Prix hours before the cars were due on track before the race was eventually cancelled amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus. “Following the confirmation that a member of the McLaren Racing Team has tested positive for Covid-19 and the team’s decision to …

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Japan must prepare for possibility of Olympics being cancelled, says senior MP | Sport

A senior member of Japan’s governing party has said Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers must plan for the possibility that this summer’s Games will be postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the city’s governor insisted they would go ahead as scheduled. Shigeru Ishiba, a former defence minister who …

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SXSW Festival in Texas Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

SXSW Festival in Texas Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

The South by Southwest festival in Texas has been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus, organisers and the host city of Austin said Friday. The decision comes as coronavirus concerns grow stateside and pressure ramps up over whether to cancel entertainment and sporting events that …

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Cycling and golf events cancelled as coronavirus continues to hit sport | Sport

Cycling authorities have postponed this month’s Tirreno-Adriatico and Milan-San Remo races because of the coronavirus outbreak. The move, which will also see the Tour of Sicily at the start of April rescheduled, follows the Italian government’s decision to suspend all sporting events that cannot be held in a closed arena …

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Google Cloud Next, Microsoft MVP Summits Cancelled Over Coronavirus – Now Digital First Events

Google Cloud Next, Microsoft MVP Summits Cancelled Over Coronavirus - Now Digital First Events

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has derailed more flagship tech summits as Google and Microsoft on Tuesday announced the cancellation of their upcoming US events. Google’s Cloud Next in San Francisco in April and Microsoft’s MVP Summit in Seattle in March now stand cancelled and both companies have made those events …

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The spectre of a cancelled Olympics belongs to a different, scarier world | Jonathan Liew | Sport

It’s OK, everyone: I’ve checked the official Tokyo Olympics website, and everything seems to be fine. The main news story on the homepage is about how the Tokyo 2020 mascots, Miraitowa and Someity, have been having a lovely time in Barcelona on the latest leg of their promotional tour. Then …

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