In an announcement that came out of the blue on Tuesday, the French Tennis Federation said they were moving the tournament to between September 20 from its May start because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Men's Twenty20 World Cup is due to get underway in October at seven venues across Australia with the West Indies defending their title.
The IOC has remained committed to staging the Tokyo Games as planned from July 24-August 9, saying on Tuesday after a meeting with international sports federations that measures against the virus were delivering results.
The decision puts a halt to the current Champions League and Europa League matches, with global sport being brought to a virtual standstill by the coronavirus pandemic.
The head of the Italian football federation, Gabriele Gravina, has already proposed that the Euros be postponed, with Italy coach Roberto Mancini calling for it to pushed back 12 months.
John Coates, who will have to go into government-mandated self-isolation when he returns to Australia this week from Olympic business in Europe, told the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper: “It’s all proceeding to start on the 24th of July.”
The NBA, NHL and Major League Soccer have suspended competition, while Major League Baseball cancelled Spring Training games and pushed back the scheduled March 26 start of its season over the novel coronavirus spread.
England's top-flight soccer league, like the rest of world sport, finds itself in unprecedented peace-time territory as it attempts to react to the coronavirus pandemic which has infected nearly 800 people so far in Britain.
The 'Not the Aus GP' organised by Veloce esports will be live on Twitch.TV and YouTube from 1745 GMT.
Semenya is a double Olympic gold medallist in the 800 metres but, as an athlete with differences in sexual development, is bound by regulations limiting normal levels of testosterone in competitors racing in events ranging from 400m to a mile.
The decision was taken after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus, while Everton announced their entire team had gone into self-isolation after a player reported symptoms of Covid-19.
Ministers, actors and athletes are among those affected by the Covid-2019 pandemic. As governments struggle to contain the virus, global markets see their worst days in decades.
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