The coronavirus has the world on edge, and sport is no exception. Between suspensions, cancellations, closed-door matches, and more, the last few hours have been of absolute chaos in the various leagues and competitions, seeking to prevent the spread of the contagion of what the World Health Organization has already classified as a pandemic.
Many Sporting Events And Public Gatherings Canceled Amid COVID-19 Concerns
This caused a major domino effect that directly affects sports betting as a whole. Meanwhile, bettors are turning their bets to Slot Online but still wondering when these sports events will resume.
The Indian Wells tournament was canceled and the cancellation of the Miami Open was also announced on Thursday. The ATP announced a 6-week stoppage affecting the clay season, including Monte Carlo and Barcelona. The WTA has yet to announce a similar stoppage, but has already canceled Miami and Charleston, and hopes to set a stance the following week.
The coronavirus has also been ahead of the Premier League. The English League opted for the postponement of the competition until April 3 after the positive by Covid-19 of the Spanish Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta and the English winger of Chelsea Callum Hudson-Odoi and of teams like Leicester and Everton are in isolation for possible cases of their players.
In France, Ligue 1 was originally going to remain behind closed doors, but on Thursday night they also announced they would stop. In the United States, MLS canceled two games of the third date, the Seattle Sounders vs. FC Dallas and San José Earthquakes vs. Sporting Kansas City, both originally scheduled for March 21, but on Thursday announced the 30-day strike, both in the MLS and in the Second Division, the USL, and the Concachampions is suspended, so Cruz Azul goes back to Mexico from Los Angeles.
In Colombia, the weekend was suspended and in Argentina, they will be behind closed doors. The South American teams have asked Conmebol to delay the start of the World Cup qualifying rounds and FIFA announced the postponement on Thursday.As for the FIFA Date, the teams from the United States and Mexico canceled their matches. Team USA went to play in the Netherlands and Wales, while El Tri went to Charlotte and Dallas.
For the first time in history, the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments will not take place. The NCAA announced the decision Thursday, after 13 conference tournaments, qualifying for March Madness, were canceled and universities such as Duke, Kansas and Arizona State had said they would not play with the original dates. The Ivy League conference was the first He canceled his tournament and Yale got the direct ticket, while most conferences will continue to play their tournaments, albeit behind closed doors.
The Major Leagues postponed Opening Day for two weeks and Spring Training is canceled from 4:00 pm Eastern on Thursday. Prior to that, they had announced that the Seattle Mariners’ home games in March change venues and will be played on the road as the Northwest is one of the hot spots most affected by the coronavirus. He canceled his qualifier to be played in Arizona. He also moved the start of the season was in the Japanese league. NBA The NBA decided on Wednesday to indefinitely suspend his season from Thursday, after the positive for Rudy Gobert’s coronavirus. They were going to play all the games on Wednesday, but they chose to cancel the Jazz-Thunder after the positive of the French and the Pelicans-Kings because a referee worked the game on Utah on Monday.