China forfeited a Davis Cup tie because the men's team were unable to travel to Romania for the March 6-7 play-off.
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The European Olympic boxing qualification tournament in London has been suspended. Real Madrid's first-team squad were in quarantine after a member of the basketball team tested positive for Covid-19.
Italy, the country worst hit by the virus outside China, suffered a spate of cancellations before the government put the population on lockdown.
The final two stages of the UAE Tour were cancelled after two members of staff on the race were suspected of having the disease.
Liverpool have announced a charity match between a Reds Legends side and Barcelona Legends, due to be played at Anfield on March 28, has been postponed. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus on March 12 with the entire first-team squad being put into isolation. Although there are Covid-19 cases in the Caribbean, its impact there has been limited so far.
This is the first time that Wimbledon will not be staged since 1945. The UFC has cancelled its next three events, although president Dana White is still pushing ahead for the highly-anticipated lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. The season-opening Australian Grand Prix was called off after a McLaren team member came down with Covid-19, leading to the British team pulling out prior to a decision being made on whether the race would still go ahead. Fenwick, Butcher… All the defenders were huge. But Maradona, reached it first and with his left hand guided the ball to the net. Diego Maradona (against England) Diego Maradona has undoubtedly scored the most famous handball goal of all time. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. 'But today I am asking for that hand to do away with the pandemic so people can get back to living their lives, with health and happiness,' he added. The iconic Monaco Grand Prix on May 24 was cancelled for the first time in 66 years before Formula One announced their race in Azerbaijan had been postponed. In an interview with programme ‘Detras de Escena’ (Behind the Scene) broadcast by Argentine streaming platform AFA Play, Maradona has revealed the full truth to what went on in the moments surrounding the goal.
The Argentine Football Association voted to suspend relegation for two seasons on Tuesday, which has saved Maradona's rock-bottom team from the drop.
Maradona was 25 years old and entering the prime of his career when the 1986 World Cup came around.
The games were scheduled to be played in Florida in April. The game resumed and only six minutes into the half came what was to to be known as the "Hand of God". South Korea's baseball league cancelled all 50 pre-season game which were slated to take place from March 14-24. However, while the footballing icon was thankful for the decision to suspend relegations, Maradona asked for a higher power to bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. The clay-court major was scheduled for May 24 to June 7, but that has shifted to September 20 to October 4, after the US Open, which was due to be the final major of the year. Despite the delay, the name of the delayed Games will still be Tokyo 2020, the city's governor Yuriko Koike revealed. Anthony Yarde, who was due to fight Lyndon Arthur on the undercard of the all-British clash, announced on March 29 that his father had died as a result of contracting the coronavirus. Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War II as All England Club chiefs called the tournament off at an emergency meeting. He finished the move with a fake that left Shilton on his rear, before shooting the ball into the net to make it 2-0. Olympic boxing qualifiers to be staged in Wuhan were cancelled by the International Olympic Committee, but went ahead in Amman from March 3-11. Matchroom Boxing has also postponed all events scheduled for March and April, including Josh Kelly's European title fight against Russia's David Avanesyan (scheduled for March 28). They also scrapped the following three events leading up to the Masters, but after that was cancelled four further events in April and May – the RBC Heritage, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, the Wells Fargo Championship and the AT&T Byron Nelson - also bit the dust. When you did, the goalkeeper would continue the play so when I saw the ball going up and up and up.
The World Triathlon Series event in Abu Dhabi was postponed as a precautionary measure. Organisers said the race will be postponed to a date yet to be determined.
Tokyo 2020 organisers received the Olympic flame in a scaled-down handover ceremony in the Greek capital on March 19. The French Open, one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, is postponed until September amid a wide lockdown in France.
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The Japan Racing Association revealed that 'government-sanctioned races' will go ahead behind closed doors.