February sporting events in China cancelled or under threat due to coronavirus

Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital on January 17, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. Local authorities have confirmed that a second person in the city has died of a pneumonia-like virus since the outbreak started in December. (Photo by Getty Images)

Several major sporting events in China and Asia have been postponed, cancelled, or under threat due to the coronavirus outbreak. Chinese authorities extended the national new year holiday by three days to Sunday as the number of people killed by the new virus rose to 81, with almost 3,000 confirmed ill.

The list of events and competitions include:

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