Here is some hot sports news around the world on May 28th, 2020.
The Dutch Grand Prix race was officially canceled
According to an official announcement from the F1 organizers, the Dutch GP was officially canceled due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Earlier, this race was planned to compete without the audience but ultimately failed.
Roland Garros closed the schedule for the end of September
In France, the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic caused the Ligue 1 football tournament to end soon, but Tour de France and Roland Garros still took place at the end of September. FFT confirmed New schedule will take place from September 29 to October 4. The information was revealed by French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli in an interview with the federation’s Twitter channel on May 27.
Wimbledon 2020 lost $ 191 million due to Covid-19
Recently, Globalbledon website announced the financial loss of Wimbledon 2020 after the tournament was canceled because of Covid-19. Accordingly, the Grand Slam organizers lost more than US $ 191.4 million, including 87, US $ 25 million in communication costs, US $ 52.5 million in ticket sales, US $ 51.1 million in sponsorship costs and 500,000 USD snack sales.
This is the most severe damage in Wimbledon history. Even so, the organizers of the Grand Slam on the pitch still received $ 139 million in insurance money for deciding to cancel the 2020 season.
The Great War of Joshua – Pulev takes place at Tottenham’s home ground?
According to Sky Sport, Anthony Joshua’s boss Eddie Hearn revealed a heavy-duty boxing battle between “Boxing King” and Kubrat Pulev that could be held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Previously, the match was postponed indefinitely (expected to take place in June) because of Covid-19, but both boxers are determined to fight in 2020.
Indian Table Tennis Villages Rebel with Super League
Recently, the Indian Table Tennis Federation (TTFI) has planned to organize a super tournament with the participation of the top 8 male and female athletes nationwide at the end. June. However, this idea faced fierce opposition from the athletes, all of whom thought that the tournament should only take place after 2-3 months, when India controlled Covid-19.