ITF: 2020 US Open organizers plan to go ahead with tournament despite COVID-19 pandemic MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Organizers of the US Open tennis tournament still plan to go ahead with hosting the Grand Slam tournament this fall despite COVID-19 pandemic and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) is closely monitoring the situation, the ITF press service announced to TASS on Thursday.
UEFA postpones all national teams’ matches scheduled for June MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has postponed indefinitely all national teams’ matches, which were scheduled for June, the press service of the European governing body of football announced in a statement on Wednesday.
Wimbledon 2020 cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic LONDON. KAZINFORM – Wimbledon, one of the centrepieces of the British summer sporting calendar, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Club confirmed yesterday. It will be the first time the tournament has not be held since the second world war, the Guardian reports.
Wimbledon 2020 may be canceled due to coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The decision on the postponement or cancellation of Wimbledon 2020, the only Grand Slam grass court event, is expected to be made this week, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Tokyo Olympics to begin July 23 next year after delay due to virus TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to Aug. 8 in 2021, organizers said Monday, after they were forced to make an unprecedented decision last week to postpone the quadrennial sporting extravaganza for about a year in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, Kyodo reports.
IOC, Tokyo Games organizers to hold talks about new schedule TOKYO. KAZINFORM The International Olympic Committee and the organizing committee of the Tokyo Games will hold telephone talks on Monday to discuss the new schedule following the postponement of the games, sources close to the matter said.
World athletics c'ships dates flexible, possibly in 2022: Coe TOKYO. KAZINFORM World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said Friday the schedule of the next athletics world championships, slated for August 2021 in Oregon, will be determined flexibly in consideration of the postponement of this summer's Olympic Games for about a year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Alvarez, Golovkin likely to meet for trilogy bout in Sep 2020 MEXICO. KAZINFORM Mexican fighter Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Kazakhstan’s IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (40-1-1, 35 KOs) have verbally agreed to hold their third bout in September 2020, Sports.kz reports citing The Athletic.
Olympics: Early torch relay ceremonies to be held without spectators TOKYO. KAZINFORM The end-of-day ceremony of the Japan leg of the Olympic torch relay will be held without spectators throughout the relay's first days to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Tokyo Games organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said Tuesday.