List of sports events affected by the virus from China


ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 22-28 postponed.

World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 canceled.


World indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021.

World half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland on March 29 postponed to Oct. 17.

Hong Kong Marathon on Feb. 9 canceled.

Asian indoor championships in Hangzhou from Feb. 12-13 canceled.

Asian cross-country championships in Hong Kong on March 29 postponed.

Tokyo Marathon on March 1, restricted to elite runners.

Paris Half Marathon on March 1 postponed to Sept. 6.

Nagoya Women’s Marathon on March 8, restricted to elite runners.

RomaOstia Half Marathon in Rome on March 8 canceled.

New Taipei City Marathon in Taiwan on March 15 canceled.

Suzhou Half Marathon in China on March 15 canceled.

Barcelona Marathon on March 15 postponed to Oct. 25.

Seoul Marathon on March 22 canceled.

Chongqing International Marathon in China on March 22 canceled.

Wuxi Marathon in China on March 22 canceled.

Acea Run Rome The Marathon on March 29 canceled.

Paris Marathon on April 5 postponed to Oct. 18.

Daegu International Marathon in South Korea on April 5 canceled.

Kyiv Half Marathon in Ukraine on April 5, no foreign runners.

Wuhan Marathon in China on April 12 canceled.

Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea on April 12 canceled.

Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon in China on April 12 postponed.

Dongying International Marathon in China on April 26 canceled.


Formula One: Bahrain Grand Prix on March 22, no spectators.

Formula One: Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 19 postponed.

Formula E: Sanya E-Prix in Japan on March 21 canceled.

Formula E: Rome E-Prix on April 4 postponed.


China Masters in Hainan from Feb. 25-March 1 postponed.

Asian team championships in Manila from Feb. 11-16: China and Hong Kong withdrew.

German Open in Mulheim from March 3-8 canceled.

Portuguese International Championships in Caldas da Rainha from March 5-8 canceled.

Polish Open in Krakow from March 26-29 postponed.

Vietnam International Challenge in Hanoi postponed from March 24-29 to June 2-7.

Asia championships moved from Wuhan, China to Manila on April 21-26.


Nippon Professional Baseball: All preseason games from Feb. 26-March 15, no spectators.

Olympic qualifying tournament in Taichung and Dou Liu, Taiwan moved from April 1-5 to June 17-21.


Women’s Olympic qualifying tournament moved from Foshan, China, to Belgrade, Serbia, from Feb. 6-9.

3x3 Olympic qualifying tournament in Bengaluru, India from March 18-22 postponed.

Asia Cup qualifiers postponed: Philippines vs. Thailand on Feb. 20; Japan vs. China on Feb. 21; China vs. Malaysia on Feb. 24. Matches scheduled for Hong Kong moved to opponents’ homes.

South Korean Basketball League: All games from Feb. 25-March 31 no spectators.

EuroLeague: Milan vs. Real Madrid in Milan on March 3; Valencia vs. Milan in Valencia on March 5; Milan vs. Olympiakos in Milan on March 12, no spectators.

Women’s EuroLeague: Famila Schio vs. Sopron Basket on Feb. 26; Reyer Venezia vs. Riga on Feb. 26, canceled.

3x3 Asia Cup in Changsa, China from March 13-17 moved to Sep. 9-13.

Basketball Africa League due to start on March 13 delayed.


Olympic test event in Zhangjiakou, China from Feb. 27-March 2 canceled.

World Cup in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic from March 5-8, no spectators.


Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifier moved from Wuhan, China, to Amman, Jordan, from March 3-11.


Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League A between Canada, Denmark, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore and Vanuatu in Malaysia from March 16-26 postponed.

Everest Premier League in Nepal, due to start on March 14, postponed.

Women’s ODI Quadrangular between Thailand, Ireland, Netherlands and Zimbabwe in Chiang Mai, Thailand from April 3-11 canceled.


UAE Tour cancelled on Feb. 27 after 5 of 7 stages.

Strade Bianche in Siena, Italy on March 7 canceled.

Paris-Nice from March 8-15: Mitchelton-Scott, Ineos, Astana, UAE Team Emirates, CCC, Movistar, Jumbo-Visma teams withdrew.

GP Larciano in Pistoia, Italy on March 8 canceled.

Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy from March 11-17 canceled.

Milan-San Remo on March 21 canceled.

Trofeo Alfredo Binda (women) in Cittiglio, Italy on March 22 postponed to June 2.

Settimana Coppi e Bartali in Italy from March 25-29 canceled.

Giro di Sicilia in Italy from April 1-4 canceled.


Asian Championships in Chongqing, China from April 25-May 3 to be relocated.

World Cup in Wujiang, China from April 18-19 canceled.

World Cup in Chongqing, China on April 22 canceled.


Hong Kong showjumping leg of Longines Masters Series from Feb. 14-16 canceled.


Hockey Pro League matches between China and Belgium on Feb. 8-9 and Australia on March 14-15 postponed.

India women’s tour of China from March 14-25 canceled.

Ireland women’s tour of Malaysia in March-April canceled.



Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya from Feb. 20-23 canceled.

HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore from Feb. 27-March 1 canceled.

Blue Bay LPGA on Hainan Island from March 5-8 canceled.

European Tour

Kenya Open in Nairobi from March 12-15 canceled.

Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from April 16-19 postponed.

China Open in Shenzhen from April 23-26 postponed.

Japan LPGA Tour

Daikin Orchid Ladies in Okinawa from March 5-8 canceled.

Meiji Yasuda Life Women’s Yokohama Tire Tournament in Konan from March 13-15 canceled.

Asia Tour

Royal Cup in Pattaya, Thailand from March 12-15 postponed.


Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, from Feb. 20-23: China team withdrew.

All-Around World Cup in Milwaukee on March 7: Russia team withdrew.

Artistic World Cup in Doha, Qatar on March 18-21, no spectators.

All-Around World Cup in Tokyo on April 4-5: Russia team withdrew.


Olympic women’s qualifying tournament in Montenegro from March 20-22: China withdrew. Hong Kong declined invitation to attend.


Japan Racing Association: All races from Feb. 27 to have no spectators.


Women’s world championship in Canada from March 31-April 10 canceled.

Women’s world championship Division I Group A in Angers, France from April 12-18 canceled.

Chinese clubs in Supreme Hockey League playing home games in Russia.

Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia in Manila, Philippines, from Feb. 23-28 canceled.

Switzerland’s National League and Swiss League suspended from March 2-15.

US-Based Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association tour of Japan from March 4-7 canceled.


Paris Grand Slam on Feb. 8-9: China team withdrew.

Dusseldorf Grand Slam on Feb. 21-23: China team withdrew.

Rabat Grand Prix in Morocco on March 6-8 canceled.


World championships moved from Xiamen to Cancun, Mexico, from May 25-31.

World laser run championships moved from Xiamen in May to Weiden, Germany, in August.



Qatar Grand Prix in Doha on March 8 canceled.

Thailand Grand Prix in Buriram on March 22 postponed to Oct. 4.

Aragon Grand Prix in Spain moved from Oct. 4 to Sept. 27.


Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 canceled.


Six Nations: Ireland vs. Italy in Dublin on March 7; Italy vs. England in Rome on March 14, postponed.

Women’s Six Nations: Italy vs. Scotland in Legnano on Feb. 23; Scotland vs. France in Glasgow on March 7; Ireland vs. Italy in Dublin on March 8; Italy vs. England in Padua on March 15, postponed.

Pro14 in Italy: Zebre vs. Ospreys, Treviso vs. Ulster on Feb. 29 postponed.

Super Rugby: Sunwolves vs. ACT Brumbies in Osaka on March 8 to be relocated.

Japan’s Top League: Round 7 on Feb. 29-March 1 and Round 8 on March 7-8 postponed.

Hong Kong Sevens moved from April 3-5 to Oct. 16-18.

Singapore Sevens moved from April 11-12 to Oct. 10-11.

Asia women’s championship in Hong Kong moved from March 14-22 to May 8-16.

Asia Sevens Invitational in Tokyo from April 25-26 canceled.


Asian Nacra 17 Championship in Shanghai from March 1-6 moved to Genoa, Italy, from April 12-19.

Asian 49erFX Championship in Hainan, China from March 20-29 moved to Genoa, Italy, from April 12-19.


World Cup in New Delhi from March 15-26 postponed to May 5-12 and June 2-9.


Alpine World Cup Finals in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy from March 18-22 canceled.

Alpine World Cup in Yanqing, China from Feb. 15-16 canceled.

Nordic World Cup in Oslo, Norway from March 6-8, no spectators.

Engadin Skimarathon in Switzerland on March 8 canceled.

Junior ski cross and snowboard cross world championships in Saint-Lary, France from March 19-25 canceled.

Snowboard World Cup in Špindlerův Mlýn, Czech Republic on March 20-21 canceled.


China Open in Beijing from March 30-April 5 postponed.


Asian Champions League: Matches involving Chinese clubs Guangzhou Evergrande, Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai SIPG postponed to April-May. Beijing FC allowed to play from Feb. 18. Matches involving South Korean clubs Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Suwon Samsung Bluewings and FC Seoul to be played with no spectators from March 3. Matches involving Iranian clubs Esteghlal, Persepolis, Shahr Khodro, Sepahan on March 2-3 postponed.

Champions League: Valencia vs. Atalanta in Valencia on March 10; Juventus vs. Lyon in Turin on March 17, no spectators.

Europa League: Inter Milan vs. Ludogorets on Feb. 27; Inter Milan vs. Getafe in Milan on March 12; Getafe vs. Inter Milan in Getafe on March 19; Roma vs. Sevilla in Rome on March 19, Copenhagen vs. Istanbul Basaksehir in Copenhagen on March 19, no spectators.

Asian women’s Olympic qualifying Group B tournament relocated from Wuhan to Sydney from Feb. 3-13. China vs. South Korea playoffs on March 6 and 11 moved to April 9 and 14; China home game in Sydney. Vietnam vs. Australia in Cẩm Phả on March 11, no spectators.

2022 World Cup qualifying: China vs. Maldives on March 26 and vs. Guam on March 31 moved to Buriram, Thailand. Spectators banned.

Serie A, B, C, D and Women’s Serie A matches in Lombardy and Veneto regions postponed from Feb. 22. Serie A: 6 matches on Feb. 29-March 2 postponed. All matches from March 4-April 3, no spectators.

Italian Cup semifinals: Juventus vs. AC Milan on March 4, Napoli vs. Inter Milan on March 5, postponed. Final moved from May 13 to May 20.

French league: Strasbourg vs. Paris Saint-Germain on March 7 postponed.

Chinese Super League, due to start on Feb. 22, delayed.

Iran Pro League: All matches from Feb. 24, no spectators.

J League in Japan: All matches from Feb. 25-March 15 postponed.

K League in South Korea, due to start on Feb. 29, delayed.

Swiss Super League and Challenge League from Feb. 28-March 23 postponed.

V League in Vietnam from March 7, no spectators.

AFC Cup: All group stage and playoff matches in east zone delayed to April 7.

Asian men’s futsal championship in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, from Feb. 26-March 8 postponed.

Japan vs. South Africa men’s friendly on March 27 canceled.

FC Copenhagen matches in March, no spectators.


Short track world championships in Seoul from March 13-15 postponed.


Spring Tournament in Osaka, Japan from March 8-22, no spectators.


Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled.

Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew.

Diving world series event in Beijing from March 7-9 canceled.

China Olympic trials in Qingdao from March 28-April 4 moved to May 10-16.


World team championships in Busan, South Korea, postponed from May 22-29 to June 21-28.

South Korea Open in Busan on June 16-21 suspended.

Australian Open in Geelong on June 23-28 suspended.


Asian Olympic qualifying tournament on April 10-11 moved from Wuxi, China to Amman, Jordan.


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

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

Davis Cup: Japan vs. Ecuador qualifier in Miki on March 6-7, no spectators.

Davis Cup: Italy vs. South Korea in Cagliari on March 6-7, no spectators.


Xi’an Open in China from April 13-19 canceled.

Kunming Open in Anning, China from April 27-May 3 canceled.


Bergamo Challenger final in Italy on Feb. 23 canceled.

Qujing Challenger in China from March 2-8 canceled.

Zhuhai Challenger in China from March 9-15 canceled.

Shenzhen Challenger in China from March 16-22 canceled.

Madrid Challenger from March 23-29 postponed to October.

Zhangjiagang Challenger in China from March 23-29 canceled.

Taipei Challenger in Taiwan from March 30-April 5 postponed.

Nanchang Challenger in China from April 6-12 canceled.

Changsha Challenger in China from April 13-19 canceled.

Anning Challenger in China from April 20-26 canceled.

Seoul Challenger in South Korea from April 27-May 3 postponed to August.

Busan Challenger in South Korea from May 4-10 postponed to August.

Gwangju Challenger in South Korea from May 11-17 postponed to August.

Samarkand Challenger in Uzbekistan from May 11-17 canceled.


Abu Dhabi world series event on March 7 postponed,

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

World Cup in Chengdu, China on May 10 postponed.

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


Beach volleyball World Cup in Yangzhou, China from April 22-26 postponed.


Olympic women’s qualifying tournament in Trieste, Italy from March 8-15 postponed.


Asian championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from April 18-25 canceled. Originally moved from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

East Asian championships in Seoul from Feb. 26-March 3 postponed.

Junior world championships in Bucharest, Romania from March 14-24 canceled.


Asian Championships in New Delhi from Feb. 20-23: China, North Korea, Turkmenistan teams withdrew.

Asian Olympic qualifying event from March 27-29 moved from Xi’an, China to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan withdrew as host on Feb. 29.


Italy declares all sports events without spectators from March 4 to April 3.

Iran suspends all sports events from Feb. 24 for 10 days, except Pro League soccer matches, no spectators.

Greece declares all sports events without spectators from March 8-22.

Tokyo Olympic training of volunteers in Japan postponed from February to May.

Tokyo Olympic flame lighting dress rehearsal in Olympia, Greece on March 11, no spectators.

Chinese Anti-Doping Agency suspended testing from Feb. 3-21.

Winter X Games events in Chongli, China from Feb. 21-23 postponed.

Singapore athlete of the year awards on Feb. 26 postponed.

International Boxing Association’s European Continental Forum in Assisi, Italy on Feb. 29 canceled.

World Chess Federation’s presidential council meeting moved from China to United Arab Emirates on Feb. 28-29.

World University cross-country championships in Marrakech, Morocco on March 7 postponed.

International Weightlifting Federation Congress in Bucharest, Romania on March 13 canceled.

World Anti-Doping Agency Symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 17-18 canceled.

FIFA Council meeting in Asuncion, Paraguay, on March 20 changed to video conference.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations Para Games in the Philippines from March 20-28 postponed.

Hong Kong sports stars awards on March 24 postponed.

XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championships (offroad triathlon, duathlon) in Taiwan from March 28-29 canceled.

Gulf Cooperation Council Games in Kuwait from April 3-14 postponed.

International Equestrian Federation Sports Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 6-7 moved to online.

Asian Football Confederation Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 16 postponed.

SportAccord summit in Beijing moved to Lausanne, Switzerland, on April 19-24.

International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Congress on June 20 moved from Shanghai to Antwerp, Belgium.

Singapore bans spectators at National School Games from January-August.

University Athletic Association of the Philippines postponed all sports events.


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