Here’s a coronavirus update and hows it affected local sports events.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – Here is the list of local sports event which got suspended due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
With the pandemic disease called Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) that have hit several people in the country, a total of 1,418 confirmed cases as of this writing, many people got affected. This crisis also affected numerous sports events in the country where most of which faced indefinite suspension.
Check out these suspended sports events below:
- PALARONG PAMBANSA
The 2020 Palarong Pambansa was supposed to happen on May 1 to 9 in Marikina but was postponed.
All the basketball games March 13 is face suspension.
Indefinitely, PBA, its 45th season, was suspended and the team practices until March 27 was as well canceled.
Both events in high school and college were all canceled and will resume on May 1 if everything gets well.
NCAA Policy Board have decided to terminate their season 95.
Philippine Football Federation (PFF) and Philippine Football League (PFL) opening season for this year was moved to April 18 but this is still a tentative date.
ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) for this year’s season face suspension indefinitely.
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) division finals was also suspended.
National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) was rescheduled April 20 to 26 while the Coaches’ Convention will be on April 24 to 26.
Philippine Superliga suspended the rest of the conference.
The PH football team, Philippine Azkals, will have to wait after FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) postponed the qualifying cup which was scheduled in March and June.
Philippine Rugby Football Union that until April 18, games to be held in Luzon, are hereby postponed. This includes 2020 JML Luzon Cup, the PRFU Premiership Shield, and the Santos Knight Frank Junior Festivals.
- BEACH VOLLEYBALL
Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) announced the postponement of the BVR On Tour Puerto Galera and Dumaguete City legs. These events were originally scheduled on March 27-28 and April 4-5.
Chess tournaments are suspended indefinitely based on the announcement from National Chess Federation of the Philippines.
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