As the world is struggling to contain the coronavirus spreading rapidly, it hit many sports events across the globe, forcing several cancellations.

Some of the international sports events were canceled or rescheduled while some were announced to be held behind closed doors as the novel coronavirus continues to threaten global health.

Here are the sports events which the coronavirus has struck with a blow:


In Italy, all sports events can only be held without fans attending until April 3.

Ten football games in the Serie A and two Italian Cup matches were already delayed.

The Swiss football league

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