The world’s social calendar has been heavily interrupted due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic currently disrupting life all over the globe. Due to the danger that large crowds pose — especially in regards to transmitting the disease, lots of major events have been put on hold. From the sporting world, to the tech industry’s product launches; everyday life has been put on hold in an attempt to combat the disease.
Here, we present you with a list of some major events that have seen cancellation in the wake of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
Major events cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
Local football leagues all over the world
UEFA Euro 2020: Postponed to 2021
UEFA Champions League & Europa League: Matches postponed until further notice.
2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics: Postponed to 2021.
2020 Copa America: Postponed to 2021.
FIFA postponed all international fixtures indefinitely.
The French Open: Postponed to September.
The NBA postponed its 2020 season.
Rock Hall of Fame Ceremony: Class of 2020 induction ceremony postponed to November 2020 from March 2020.
The Met Gala: Postponed until further notice.
Tech and eSports
E3 2020: Cancelled.
Game Developers Conference: Postponed until further notice.
Facebook F8 Developers Conference: Cancelled.
TED 2020: Would either be held virtually or postponed to July, from April.
It is important to note that this is not the entire list of events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To see more of such, kindly head to this website.