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WHAT EFFECT HAS COVID-19 HAD ON THE SPORTING WORLD?



 


Meta: Covid-19 is making its way around the world and having a massive impact on the sports industry. Find out more about the effect of this here in this article.


 


Over the past few weeks, the sporting world has been massively impacted. Many countries around the world have banned large sporting events and this has led to matches being cancelled and sports fans being very disappointed.


 


For many people, including both sportspeople and fans, this is a big hit to the industry. In this article, we are going to look at some of the ways that the sporting world has been impacted. Keep reading to find out more.


 


Regular Matches


 


One of the most common ways that the coronavirus has impacted the sporting world is through the cancellation of regular matches. Those who typically played each week are now being forced to stay at home and fans are having to get refunds on their tickets. This is not just something that has impacted the largest teams around the world but also local sporting events and simply those who do it for fun.


 


Knock on Effect


 


Another thing to consider when looking at how Covid-19 has affected the sporting world, not just in India but in Europe and the USA is the knock-on effect. There are so many different types of businesses that profit from large sporting events such as sponsors, retailers, news channels and even those who offer sports betting.


 


The knock-on effect has led to some of these businesses having to shut down and while many sports will be back soon enough, these businesses might not be. This is something that we have already seen in India and expect to see more around the world.


 


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The Olympics


 


If you are a fan of sports then you might have already heard the news that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been postponed. While this is something that has been happening in many sports events for a few months, having this happen to such a long-awaited event is sure to turn some heads.


 


According to the organisers of the event, the Olympics will take place no later than summer 2021. While this is the best decision for those involved, it does have an effect on all of the athletes that have been training for this event for several years. The Olympics will take place next year but who knows which athletes might not be able to make it along and perform as well as they would have this year.


 


Keep an Eye Out


 


The world is currently having to adapt to what is going on and it is very tricky. Staying at home is the best way to deal with things if you can but there are still some people who will be massively impacted by this. With the postponement of the 2020 Olympics and other top sports events, this really has been a tough time for the sporting world.


 


Keep an eye out for these events to start up all over again and make sure to give everyone involved the support that they deserve.


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