Due to the coronavirus pandemic, an emergency situation had arisen in many countries, which also affected the sports world. Due to the havoc of Corona, many big tournaments had to be canceled this year or postponed for the next one. In such a situation, know about those big tournaments which were canceled or postponed to next year due to the increasing threat of corona virus. These tournaments include big tournaments like Tokyo Olympics, Wimbledon and T20 World Cup.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics, the biggest sporting event in the world, has been postponed for a year. Now this tournament will be played in 2021 from 23 July to 8 August. Earlier this tournament was to be held from 24 July to 9 August 2020. On moving the Tokyo Olympics to next year, the IOC and the Tokyo Organizing Committee said in a statement that, “Based on the current circumstances and the information provided by the WHO, the President of the IOC and the Prime Minister of Japan have come to the conclusion that the Olympic Games in Tokyo should be postponed.” Should be extended from 2020 to 2021. Keeping in mind the safety of the players, we have planned to do the Olympics next year. Let us tell you that this Olympics to be held in 2021 will be known as Tokyo Olympics (2020).
Wimbledon (Wimbledon 2020)
Wimbledon 2020, the biggest tennis competition, was also canceled this year in view of the threat of Coronavirus. For the first time in its 74-year history, the Wimbledon tournament was not played. After the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, the All England Lawn Tennis Club decided to cancel the Wimbledon tournament on 1 April 2020 in view of the growing threat. The cancellation of Wimbledon had dealt a big blow to the tennis world. Now in 2021 Wimbledon will be played from 28 June to 11 July. An official statement from the All England Lawn Tennis Club said, “It is with regret that the Main Board and the Management Committee of the Championship have suspended the tournament this year due to health concerns related to COVID-19.” It has been decided to cancel. Now it will be organized from 28 June to 11 July 2021. Due to the cancellation of the tournament, the organizers had also decided to refund the amount to the spectators.
T20 World Cup
The Cricket T20 World Cup (T20 World Cup 2020) was postponed this year due to Corona virus. The T20 World Cup was to be played in Australia in October 2020, but due to the increasing impact of Kovid, the tournament was postponed to the next year. The ICC has now announced to organize this tournament in India in 2021. T20 World Cup 2021 will now take place in October and its final will be on 14 November. Due to Corona virus, the schedule of many tournaments has also been changed.
European Football Leagues
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was on the football world, due to which the European Football League was also postponed. At the end of March, European football leagues were postponed in countries like Italy, Spain and France due to the increasing effect of the virus. Germany’s Bundesliga Football League was the first league that was started in May with strict health protocols. In addition, several football leagues in Spain, England and Italy were replayed in June to complete the football season.
The effect of Corona Voice was also in the IPL. This was the reason that IPL 2020 was organized in Dubai and not in India. Earlier the IPL was to be held from March 29 but was postponed in view of the threat of COVID-19. Later, after much deliberation, the tournament was organized in September. IPL 2020 was successfully organized in UAE and this tournament was also a big hit. The final of IPL 2020 was played on 10 November, which the Mumbai Indians team was successful in winning. The team of Mumbai Indians was successful in winning the IPL title for the 5th time.
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