The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has disrupted life around the globe, resulting in an increasing number of sporting organisations having to take action in order to protect its countless members from the outbreak. 

Numerous leagues and competitions have so far been cancelled or postponed, with the list seeming likely to grow on an almost daily basis as the virus continues to infect more parts of the globe.

Below is an up-to-date list of events that have been affected to date, sorted by sport and updated daily.

American Football

XFL: 2020 season suspended


MLB: Opening day on March, 26, 2020 postponed for two weeks.


NBA: Current campaign suspended until further notice.


Top Rank: Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan shows on Saturday and Tuesday at MSG postponed. 


Premier League: Postponed until April 4, 2020.

La Liga: Matches suspended for “at least the next two rounds of matches”.

Serie A: Suspended until further notice

Ligue Une: Suspended until further notice

EFL: Postponed until April 4, 2020.

WSL: Postponed until April 4, 2020.

MLS: Postponed until April 12, 2020

UCL & UEL: Next week’s fixtures and subsequent draws postponed.

Eredivisie: All games in matchweek 27 and matchweek 28 are postponed.

SPFL: Suspended until further notice.


PGA Tour: Cancellation of THE PLAYERS Championship and all events through to April 5, 2020.

The Masters: The Masters 2020, Augusta National Women’s Amateur, and the Drive, Chip and Put National Finals have been postponed, date yet to be confirmed.

Horse Racing

Horse Racing Ireland: All events closed to the public until March 29, 2020.

Ice Hockey

NHL: Announced 2019/20 season ‘pause’.

Motor Sport

F1: Australian GP cancelled. Bahrain Grand Prix and the Vietnam Grand Prix postponed.


Rugby League: The French Elite One and Elite Two league suspended until further notice.


ATP: Suspension of the men’s professional tennis tour until April 20.

Insider Sport will provide further updates as soon as other federations announce upcoming  plans.

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