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List of sports events affected by coronavirus from China

Following sports events have been affected due to the spread of coronavius from China.

List of sports events affected by coronavirus from China


Published: 28 Feb 2020 7:50 AM GMT


ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Original Schedule: 22 February to 28 February.

Status: Postponed.

World Cup in Shanghai.

Original Schedule: 4 May to 10 May.

Status: Cancelled.


SAI Athletes

World Indoor Championships in Nanjing, China.

Original Schedule: 13 March to 15 March

Status: Postponed to March 2021.

Hong Kong Marathon.

Original Schedule: 9 February.

Status: Cancelled.

Asian Indoor Championships in Hangzhou, China.

Original Schedule: 12 February and 13 February.

Status: Cancelled.

Asian cross-country Championships in Hong Kong.

Original Schedule: 29 March

Status: Postponed.

Tokyo Marathon.

Original Schedule: 1 March

Status: Restricted to elite runners.

Nagoya Women's Marathon.

Original Schedule: 8 March

Status: Restricted to elite runners.

Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea.

Original Schedule: 12 April

Status: Cancelled.

Auto Racing

X1 Racing cars X1 Racing cars in action (Image: Twitter)

Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Original Schedule: 19 April.

Status: Postponed. New date not set.

Formula E's Sanya E-Prix in Sanya.

Original Schedule: 21 March

Status: Cancelled.


Saina Nehwal (Image: The Week) Saina Nehwal (Image: The Week)

China Masters in Hainan, China.

Original Schedule: 25 February to 1 March.

Status: Postponed. New dates not set.

Asian team championships in Manila.

Original Schedule : 11 February to 16 February

Status: China and Hong Kong withdrew.

German Open in Mulheim.

Original Schedule: 3 March to 8 March.

Status: Cancelled.

Polish Open in Krakow.

Original Schedule: 26 March to 29 March.

Status: Postponed.

Vietnam International Challenge in Hanoi.

Original Schedule: 24 March to 29 March

Status: Postponed to 2 June to 7 June.

Field Hockey

Australia men's hockey team (Image: Kookaburras) Australia men's hockey team (Image: Kookaburras)

Hockey Pro League matches between China and Belgium.

Original Schedule: 8 February and 9 February.

Status: Postponed.

India women's tour of China.

Original Schedule: 14 March to 25 March.

Status: Cancelled.

Ireland women's tour of Malaysia.

Original Schedule: March-April

Status: Cancelled.


Ridhima Dilawari Image source: (Google / GolfingIndian)

LPGA Tour Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya.

Original Schedule: 20 February to 23 February.

Status: Cancelled.

HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore.

Original Schedule: 27 February to 1 March.

Status: Cancelled.

Blue Bay LPGA on Hainan Island.

Original Schedule: 5 March to 8 March.

Status: Cancelled.

European Tour Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Original Schedule: 16 April to 19 April.

Status: Postponed.

China Open in Shenzhen.

Original Schedule: 23 April to 26 April.

Status: Postponed.

Japan LPGA Tour Daikin Orchid Ladies in Okinawa.

Original Schedule: 5 March to 8 March.

Status: Spectators banned.


Pranati Das

Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia.

Original Schedule: 20 February to 23 February.

Status: China team withdrew.


Judo India

Paris Grand Slam

Original Schedule: 8 February to 9 February.

Status: China team withdrew.

Dusseldorf Grand Slam

Original Schedule: 21 February to 23 February.

Status: China team withdrew.


Asian Champions League:

Matches involving Chinese clubs Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG.

Status: Postponed to April-May. Beijing FC allowed to play from February 18.

Matches involving South Korean clubs Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Suwon Samsung Bluewings and FC Seoul to be played with no spectators from 3 March.

Matches involving Iranian clubs Esteghlal, Persepolis, Shahr Khodro, Sepahan on 2 March and March.

Status: Postponed.

Europa League: Inter Milan vs. Ludogorets.

Original Schedule: 27 February.

Status: Behind closed doors.

Asian women's Olympic qualifying Group B tournament relocated from Wuhan to Sydney.

Original Schedule: 3 February to 13 February. China vs. South Korea playoff on 11 March moved from China to Sydney.

2022 World Cup qualifying: China vs. Maldives

Original Schedule: 26 March and vs. Guam on 31 March moved to Buriram, Thailand.

Status: Spectators banned.

AFC Cup: All group stage and playoff matches in East Zone. Status: Delayed to 7 April.

Chinese Super League.

Original Schedule: Due to start on 22 February.

Status: Delayed.

Serie A, B, C, D and Women's Serie A matches in Lombardy and Veneto regions.

Status: Postponed from 22 February.

Serie A: 5 matches on 29 February to 1 March.

Status: No spectators allowed.

Iran Pro League.

Status: Spectators banned from all matches from 24 February.

K League in South Korea.

Original Schedule: 29 February.

Status: Delayed.

J League in Japan.

Status: All matches from 25 February to 15 March 15 postponed.

Asian men's futsal championship in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Original Schedule: 26 February to 8 March.

Status: Postponed.

Japan vs. South Africa men's friendly.

Original schedule: 27 March.

Status: Cancelled.

FIFA Council meeting in Asuncion, Paraguay.

Original Schedule: 20 March.

Status: Changed to video conference.


Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Original Schedule: 12 February to 16 February.

Status: Cancelled.

Diving Grand Prix in Madrid.

Original Schedule: 14 February to 16 February.

Status: China team withdrew.

Diving world series event in Beijing.

Original Schedule: 7 March to 9 March

Status: Cancelled.

China Olympic trials in Qingdao

Original Schedule: 28 March to 4 April.

Status: Moved to 10 May to 16 May.

Table Tennis

World team championships in Busan, South Korea.

Original Schedule: 22 May to 29 May.

Status: Postponed to 21 June 21 to 28 June.

South Korea Open in Busan.

Original Schedule: 16 June to 21 June.

Status: Suspended.

Australian Open in Geelong.

Original Schedule: 23 June to 28 June.

Status: Suspended.


Takewando (Image: wtkmedia.com) Takewando (Image: wtkmedia.com)

Asian Olympic qualifying tournament.

Original Schedule: 10 April and 11 April.

Status: Moved from Wuxi, China to Amman, Jordan.


Rohan Bopanna (Image: Indian Tennis Daily)

Fed Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tournament moved from Dongguan, China to Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 3 March to 7 March.

Davis Cup. China forfeited World Group I playoff vs. Romania in Piatra Neamt on 6 March and 7 March.

WTA Xi'an Open. Original Schedule: 13 April to 19 April. Status: Cancelled.


Triathlon (Image: active) Triathlon (Image: active)

Olympic mixed relay qualifier moved from Chengdu, China on 9 May to Valencia, Spain on 1 May.

World Cup in Chengdu, China on 10 May. Status: Postponed.

Asian Cup in Tainan, Taiwan on 8 March, in Beihai China on 5 April, and Dexing, China on 11 April. Status: Postponed.


Image source: Facebook / Indian Volleyball Image source: Facebook / Indian Volleyball

Beach volleyball World Cup in Yangzhou, China Original Schedule: 22 to 26 April. Status: Postponed.


Asian Championships. Original Schedule: 18 April to 25 April. Status: Moved from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.


Wrestling (Image: unitedworldwrestling) Wrestling (Image: unitedworldwrestling)

Asian Championships in New Delhi.

Original Schedule: 20 February to 23 February.

Status: China, North Korea, Turkmenistan teams withdrew.

Asian Olympic qualifying event.

Original Schedule: 27 March 27 to 29 March.

Status: Moved from Xi'an, China to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Other Sports

Iran suspends all sports events from 24 February for 10 days, except Pro League soccer matches behind closed doors. Tokyo Olympic training of volunteers in Japan postponed from February to May. Chinese Anti-Doping Agency suspended testing from 3 February to 21 February. Winter X Games events in Chongli, China from 21 February to 23 February. postponed. Singapore athlete of the year awards on 26 February postponed. World Chess Federation's presidential council meeting moved from China to United Arab Emirates on 28 February and 29 February. Association of Southeast Asian Nations Para Games in the Philippines from 20 March to 28 March postponed. New dates not set. Snooker's China Open from 30 March to 5 April cancelled.

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