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All Premier League and English Football League matches this weekend have been postponed out of respect, with the opening weekend of the Women’s Super League, Women’s Championship and Women’s FA Cup also canceled along with all grassroots football. I was. Further updates regarding Premier League and EFL matches during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.

The Scottish Football Association has announced the postponement of all professional games for the weekend, but all football in Northern Ireland and Wales is also off.


Cricket resumed on Saturday with the men’s third Test between England and South Africa (now scheduled as Day 3 of 5) and the first women’s T20 between England and India. Includes tests.

Scene at the Oval in London on Friday. Photo: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

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Two of Friday night’s premiership openers have been called off. Sale’s home game against Northampton has been postponed to Sunday, while the west country derby between Bristol and Bath takes place at Ashtongate on Saturday.

Premiership Rugby has confirmed that the four games scheduled for the weekend will go ahead as scheduled. Leicester’s Exeter trip, London Irish vs. Worcester and Newcastle vs. Harlequins are also on Saturday, with Gloucester hosting the Wasp on Sunday. The Scottish Rugby Union has postponed all domestic competition matches this weekend, with Sunday’s women’s test between Scotland and Spain also off.

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The RFL has postponed Friday’s championship fixtures between the Sheffield Eagles and Dewsbury Rams, but the first Super League elimination playoffs between Catalans Dragons and Leeds in Perpignan, France. After discussion, the RFL confirmed that matches at all levels would take place over the weekend.


The women’s world middleweight title match between Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields in London has been rescheduled for October 15th.


Play on Thursday’s BMW PGA Championship was suspended for the day, and after no play on Friday, the tournament will resume as a 54-hole event over two days starting Saturday.

The scene at Wentworth on Thursday.
The scene at Wentworth on Thursday. Photo: Adam Davy/PA

horse racing

The final day of the St Leger meetings in Doncaster has been changed to Sunday after the UK Racing Authority announced the cancellation of all Saturday matches as a ‘continuing deference’. Sunday’s Musselburgh race was canceled due to the fact that the Queen’s body will be laid to rest in Edinburgh.


The Great North Run and Park Run events will continue as scheduled this weekend. Organizers have canceled his 5K sister event of the Great North Run on Friday, but Sunday’s half his marathon will go ahead.


Friday’s Tour of Britain stages were instantly canceled, and late Thursday night, the remaining races, which were due to finish on the Isle of Wight on Sunday, were completely cancelled. Gonzalo Serrano was declared the winner based on his place in the overall standings. The Vuelta a España continued in Spain, where he had a minute’s silence before Stage 19 on Friday.

formula one

International sports will go ahead as planned, with the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday, a minute’s silence before practice on Friday and another minute’s silence before the race.


The US Open continues to be held in New York, with the men’s singles semifinals on Friday, the women’s singles final on Saturday and the men’s singles final on Sunday. Doubles and wheelchair events will also continue.