All sports events were cancelled in Iran due to spread of new coronavirus known as COVID-19 across country, local media reported on Thursday.

All sports events have been called off in country until March 20 in accordance with the decision of the Iranian center working to prevent and combat coronavirus, Sports Medicine News Agency of Iran reported.

According to the decision, all sports competitions and trainings were cancelled, while sports centers were closed.

The death toll from the new coronavirus in Iran climbed to 92, according to the latest figures of Iranian Health Ministry and the World Health Organization

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