One of the most popular and frightening news in the world is the spread of coronavirus. It all started with China, but now this virus has overspread over all continents except Antarctica.
In Italy, because of outbreaks of this disease, a lot of matches are canceled and fights are held in empty grandstands. The opening of EURO 2020 should take place on June 12 in Rome, bookmakers accept bets on whether the dates of the tournament will be derailed. There are no rates on the opposite outcome yet, although the coronavirus has already affected the drop in stock markets, that’s why the Euro 2020 may become another victim.
The Tokyo Olympics may have the same destiny and the games could be pushed off.
According to the Minister of the Olympic Games of the country Seiko Hashimoto, the agreement of Japan with the International Olympic Committee allows them to postpone the holding of the Olympics for several months.
The words of the minister give reason to state that in Japan for the first time they really thought about the possibility of transferring the Games because of the coronavirus.
Let’s remember that the other day bookmakers began to accept bets on the fact that the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Tokyo won’t take place on the previously appointed date – July 24. Bookmakers are more inclined to the fact that the Olympics will be postponed.
What other changes in sport schedules will surprise us because of the coronavirus.
In England the Football Federation and the leadership of the two major leagues are discussing the possibility of holding matches without fans.
The organizers of one of the largest and most prestigious London marathons in the world monitor the situation and assume that the decision to hold a marathon will be made on the basis of the state of affairs.
In Spain “Valencia” is going to close the stadium for fans of the Italian “Atalanta” in the rematch of the Champions League 1/8 finals.
What about Switzerland, all matches of the weekend of the football championships in the major and second most important divisions were canceled.
Czech Republic admitted that the Biathlon World Cup in Nove Mesto will pass without spectators.
And finally in China such tournaments as “The Formula 1 Grand Prix”, “The China open snooker tournament” and “The China open golf tournament” have been canceled.