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Todd Davey 23 Mar 2020
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Coronavirus - What sports in Australia have been cancelled?


Keep up to date on which sports have been postponed, cancelled or continue to go forward as planned as the Coronavirus pandemic unfolds.

We will update this page as soon as league organisations make formal announcements on the measure that are taking place.

The Australian Government has announced that all meetings of 500 or more people will be cancelled which means any sport which plans to proceed as planned will go on behind closed doors.

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Australia: Owners and racegoers to be shut out of meetings with only key raceday and broadcast personnel allowed on course
Hong Kong: All meetings progressing as planned with crowd restrictions
UK: All meetings in the UK will proceed as planned

What Australian sports have been impacted by Coronavirus? 


AFL: Season has been shortened to 17 rounds
NRL: Games to proceed as planned
AFLW: No announcement
NBL: Finals to go ahead as planned
A-League: Season to proceed as planned
V8 Supercars: No announcement 
Super Rugby: Select matches to proceed without crowds
Australia vs New Zealand ODI: Series cancelled 

What basketball tournaments have been impacted by Coronavirus?


NBA: The league has been put on hiatus for at least 30 days 
NCCA Men's and Women's: All upcoming tournaments have been cancelled 

What soccer tournaments have been impacted by Coronavirus?

 
English Premier League: Season postponed for two weeks
La Liga: All games suspended for two weeks
Serie A: All games suspended for four weeks
Bundesliga: Select matches to be played without crowds
Ligue 1: Games suspended indefinitely
J-League: Games suspended indefinitely
European football: Games suspended indefinitely

What tennis tournaments have been impacted by Coronavirus?


ATP Tour: Suspended for six weeks
WTA Tour: Select events cancelled 

What motorsports have been impacted by Coronavirus?


Formula 1: Australian and China Grand Prix are cancelled, Bahrain to proceed without crowds
MotoGP: All upcoming events postponed

What other sports have been impacted by Coronavirus?


MLB: Season suspended by two weeks
NHL: Season suspended until further notice
XFL: Cancelled 
Golf: Upcoming tournaments cancelled including The Players Championship
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