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Coronavirus: India Open, All Badminton Meets Suspended Until April 12

Updated: 14 March 2020 00:01 IST

All Badminton World Federation sanctioned tournaments around the world have been suspended until April 12 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: India Open, All Badminton Meets Suspended Until April 12
The ongoing All England Open will be allowed to be completed on March 15. © AFP

All Badminton World Federation (BWF) sanctioned tournaments around the world have been suspended until April 12 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the badminton world body said in a statement on Friday. "Tournaments affected include the YONEX Swiss Open 2020, YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2020, Orleans Masters 2020, CELCOM Axiata Malaysia Open 2020, and Singapore Open 2020, as well as a number of international Grade 3 tournaments," the BWF said in the statement.

The ongoing All England Open will be allowed to be completed on March 15, the BWF said.

"A number of the tournaments impacted as a result of the suspension fall within the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifying period. BWF will make a further announcement on regulations related to Olympic qualification points at a later date," the statement said.

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Highlights
  • BWF sanctioned tournaments around the world have been suspended
  • The ongoing All England Open will be allowed to be completed
  • BWF will announce regulations related to Olympic qualification later
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