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The VTB United League, covering Eastern European basketball, has cancelled the remainder of its 2019-2020 season as the world grapples with the impact of coronavirus.

”Upon online voting, the Board of the League has decided to terminate season 2019/20 due to negative developments in COVID-19 outbreak,” the organization said on its website Friday.

Since the regular season has not been completed and teams played different number of matches, no club will be crowned 2019-2020 season champions, said Ilona Korstin, the league’s head.

”Considering the European and global outbreak of COVID-19, it’s far more important to ensure safety of the

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