ISTANBUL 

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on Wednesday decided to postpone, cancel or reschedule several events due to the coronavirus outbreak.

“FIBA will continue to monitor the situation closely and will not hesitate to implement any further measures should they be required,” FIBA said in a statement.

First detected in Wuhan, China in December, the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 has spread to at least 73 countries.

The global death toll from the virus is over 3,000, with more than 89,000 infected.

After declaring the outbreak an international health emergency, last week the World Health Organization raised the global risk

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