Tag: postponed


‘Crammed’ FIFA calendar shadow on AFCON show

Africa Cup of Nations moved

The 2025 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed for six months due to the overcrowded FIFA calendar. ‘talkSPORT’ stated that the tournament was scheduled to take place in Morocco in the Summer of 2025 but will now be played in January 2026. The Africa Cup of Nations, commonly referred to as... » Read more


Co-op Live opening on ice over power issues

Co-op Live Arena postpones opening date

The United Kingdom’s (UK’s) largest and newest arena – the Co-op Live Arena in Manchester – has postponed its opening night with just 24 hours notice after work failed to finish on time. The opening day has been pushed back by one week following a preview show that saw a number of... » Read more


Wildfires upset US sports leagues’ apple cart

MLB games affected by smoke from wild fires

The Major League Baseball (MLB) postponed games in New York and Philadelphia (US) on June 7th because of poor air quality caused by smoke from Canada wildfires. ‘The Guardian’ stated that a National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) game in New Jersey and an indoor Women’s National Basketball... » Read more


COVID shadow on China World Athletics Relays

2023 World Athletics Relays postponed

The 2023 World Athletics Relays scheduled for May 13th-14th in Guangzhou, China, has been postponed to 2025, the Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) confirmed recently. China’s strict COVID-19 policy has impacted yet another major event. The World Athletics Council has moved the event until April... » Read more


COVID pushes back Chengdu FISU games to 2023

World University Games Chengdu postponed again

The World University Games in Chengdu (Sichuan, China) have been postponed until 2023. With COVID-19 continuing to clobber China, health and safety concerns regarding the fatal respiratory disease were reportedly the reason for the postponement, with doubts over the Games coming following numerous... » Read more


COVID-19 pull the plug on Germany concert

Duesseldorf Konzert Sept 2020

The concert ‘Give Live A Chance’, which was supposed to take place on September 4th in the Düsseldorf MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA in Germany, has been postponed until late autumn due to recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Düsseldorf. This information was given by the organizers Live Nation –... » Read more


China ‘no’ to global sports events in 2020

China postpones sporting events 2020

Barring trial events for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, China is not going to stage any international sporting events in 2020. The country’s General Administration of Sport announced recently. The Chinese sport authority released its “plan of resuming sport events based on science and... » Read more


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