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The inside view as China sacrifices international sports events

A security guard wearing a facemask amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus, secure an area at the Olympic park outside the national 'Birds Nest' stadium (up), the site of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in Beijing on March 24, 2020. - The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the International Olympic Committee announced on March 24. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images)

The Chinese government recently said the country will not be hosting most of its planned international sports events this year, putting a number of major events in doubt. SportBusiness asked three local industry insiders for their thoughts on the potential for disruption.

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