COVID-19: Badminton Thomas, Uber Cup finals postponed


New Delhi: BWF has postponed the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 that was supposed to take place in Aarhus, Denmark over the COVID-19 outbreak.

The World Men’s Team Championship and Women’s Team Championship, scheduled to be held in Aarhus, Denmark from May 16 to 24, have been postponed until August 15 to 23, the world governing body of badminton said in a statement.

BWF said that it and the tournament hosts Badminton Denmark came to the conclusion that due to extraordinary circumstances related to the severe escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak globally, the tournament could not take place on its originally scheduled dates.

BWF said it had also been forced to move the BWF Members’ Forum and BWF Annual General Meeting 2020 to August 20 and 21. Both gatherings will be held in Aarhus.

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