Wimbledon 2020 may be canceled due to coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The decision on the postponement or cancellation of Wimbledon 2020, the only Grand Slam grass court event, is expected to be made this week, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Tokyo Olympics to begin July 23 next year after delay due to virus TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to Aug. 8 in 2021, organizers said Monday, after they were forced to make an unprecedented decision last week to postpone the quadrennial sporting extravaganza for about a year in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, Kyodo reports.
IOC, Tokyo Games organizers to hold talks about new schedule TOKYO. KAZINFORM The International Olympic Committee and the organizing committee of the Tokyo Games will hold telephone talks on Monday to discuss the new schedule following the postponement of the games, sources close to the matter said.
World athletics c'ships dates flexible, possibly in 2022: Coe TOKYO. KAZINFORM World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said Friday the schedule of the next athletics world championships, slated for August 2021 in Oregon, will be determined flexibly in consideration of the postponement of this summer's Olympic Games for about a year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Alvarez, Golovkin likely to meet for trilogy bout in Sep 2020 MEXICO. KAZINFORM Mexican fighter Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Kazakhstan’s IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (40-1-1, 35 KOs) have verbally agreed to hold their third bout in September 2020, Sports.kz reports citing The Athletic.
Olympics: Early torch relay ceremonies to be held without spectators TOKYO. KAZINFORM The end-of-day ceremony of the Japan leg of the Olympic torch relay will be held without spectators throughout the relay's first days to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Tokyo Games organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said Tuesday.
Int’l Tennis Tournament canceled in Kazakh capital to prevent coronavirus spread NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Organizing Committee of the international tennis tournament Nur-Sultan Challenger has made a decision to cancel the remaining matches in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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Experts foresee Tokyo Games without spectators if virus lingers TOKYO. KAZINFORM As Japan's sports world continues to battle with the coronavirus outbreak, experts are starting to question the likelihood of the Tokyo Olympics being held under normal conditions when the games kick off in less than 150 days.