Sport Updates Thursday Afterno...


Sport Updates Thursday Afternoon

Rebecca Noonan
Rebecca Noonan

01:30 12 Mar 2020

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A list of confirmed postponements and cancellations, and upcoming announcements.

  • Cork City say they will be releasing a statement shortly - they're due to face Bohemians tomorrow night at Turner's Cross
  • The FAI are due to make an announcement this afternoon on "plans for all footballing activities under its jurisdiction after a meeting with Government, Department of Health officials and other national sporting bodies"
  • Derry City have confirmed their game with Sligo Rovers has been postponed
  • UEFA are set to review whether to suspend both the Champions League and Europa League due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Real Madrid's first team are in quarantine ahead of their Champions League last-16 trip to Manchester City next week.
  • While Juventus defender Daniele Rugani tested postive for COVID-19 last night.
  • The Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland is instructing all SFAI affiliated schoolboy leagues to suspend all football activities with immediate effect until further notice."
  • La Liga has been suspended
  • The Dublin county board have cancelled all training sessions and games
  • In ladies football the entire 2020 O'Connor Cup weekend has been cancelled
  • Basketball Ireland  confirmed last night that they have suspended all matches throughout the country.
  • The NBA has suspended its season in the US "until further notice"
  • McLaren have withdrawn from the Australian Grand Prix, in the aftermath of a team member testing positive for COVID-19.
  • The Bosnian football federation has contacted UEFA requesting a postponement of their Euro 2020 play-off against Northern Ireland later this month.

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