Coronavirus: the coming sporting events, which could jump

Coronavirus: les prochains événements sportifs qui pourraient sauter

Other events could reasonably be expected to be deferred or cancelled in the coming weeks due to the progression of the pandemic of sars coronavirus. Here are a few.

Wimbledon

The organizing committee will convene urgently next week at the All England Lawn Tennis Club to decide the fate of the tournament in london, which is taking place from 29 June to 12 July. The report will be complicated due to the grass surface and the presentation of the event behind closed doors has already been ruled out by the organizers.

Tour de France

The Sports minister in the French Roxana Maracineanu insists on the importance of maintaining the Tour de France, to be held from 27 June to 19 July. The organizers are trying currently to find a way of presenting the event while ensuring the safety of the athletes and the public.

Last chance of the NFL

Despite the pressure of several directors general, leaders of the NFL have chosen to maintain the holding of the last chance race from 23 to 25 April. As all the planned events coming soon to Las Vegas have been cancelled, it is now expected that Roger Goodell announced the choice in a live tv studio.

Formula 1 Grand Prix of Canada

After the postponement of the first eight stages of the season, the Grands Prix of F1, one of Canada could be the next to scoop. For the moment, it is always scheduled for 14 June, at the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal.

Always in the world of motor racing, the 500 Miles of Indianapolis are always in the program on may 24. The first four events of the season in IndyCar, or Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Alabama, Long Beach and Austin, have been cancelled.

UFC 249

Dana White is determined to make the championship fight of the light weight of the Ultimate Fighting Championship between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson next April 18. It was recently announced that the bout would be held behind closed doors. In addition, White has still not revealed where they would be able to fight, which was originally scheduled to be presented in New York.

Playoffs NHL

After the canadian hockey League and the kontinental hockey League, the national League will she be the next to cancel the remainder of its season and its playoffs? The NBA will be faced with the same choice in the next few days.

PGA

After the postponement of the first two major tournaments of the season on the PGA tour, the masters Tournament and the PGA Championship, still have doubts now surrounding the presentation of the Open championship of the United States, in the month of June. In fact, the club Winged Foot, which was to host the event, has had to close its doors following a decree issued by the governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomo.

On the side of the LPGA tour, all the tournaments scheduled in April have been postponed. The circuit could, at the earliest, to get back in motion in mid-may, with the Championship Pelican Women’s, Belleair, Florida. Unless, of course, that other reports are announced.

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