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Notable cancelations

Sporting events

The NBA suspended the rest of the 2019-2020 season after Utah Jazz player, Rudy Gobert, tested positive for the coronavirus.

Major League Soccer suspended their season.

Several major Division I conferences in the NCAA cancels conference tournaments. This includes the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, ACC and American Athletic Conference. The March Madness tournament was also canceled.

The NHL and also suspended their season and the MLB stated it was suspending spring training games and will delay the start of the 2020 baseball season by at least two weeks.

The Australian Grand Prix was canceled after a team member tested positive for the virus.

Officials in Long Beach, California called for the cancellation of all large-scale events through April, including the city’s Grand Prix.

The English Premier League suspended all matches until at least April 3 after a player and coach on two seperate teams tested positive for the virus.

The Augusta National Golf Club postponed the 2020 Masters Tournament stating “the health and well-being of everyone associated with these events and the citizens of the Augusta community.” The club has yet to provide a new date for the tournament.

EA said it’s suspending all live events for their competitive gaming series including the Apex Legends Global Series, EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series, FIFA Online 4 Live Events and Madden NFL 20 Championship Series. The suspension will continue “until the global coronavirus situation improves.” Online events in which participants and staff are isolated will continue, EA said.

Zack Benz

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