SuperSport TV viewing schedule impacted by Covid-19

The prevalence of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) has impacted the world of sports globally, with events either postponed or cancelled by organisers. This will have an impact on SuperSport’s ability to broadcast the relevant sporting events. We will continue to monitor the situation and make the necessary changes to our broadcast schedule as developments occur.

The impacted sports are as per below. Any updates will be made available on SuperSport Blitz, www.supersport.com as well as our social media platforms.

FOOTBALL

RUGBY

  • 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament suspended for the foreseeable future at the conclusion of this weekend’s (March 14-15) matches
  • Jaguares-Highlanders match cancelled just hours before kick-off.
  • The Pro14 has been suspended immediately until further notice
  • All FNB Varsity Cup matches for 16 March postponed
  • Six Nations: Wales v Scotland / 14 March / postponed
  • Six Nations: France v Ireland / 14 March / postponed
  • Six Nations: Italy v England / 14 March / postponed
  • Six Nations / Ireland vs Italy (Men and women) / 7 & 8 March – Postponed
  • HSBC 7s / Hong Kong / 3 -5 April – Postponed to 16 -18 October
  • HSBC 7s / Singapore / 11- 12 April – Postponed to 10 & 11 October
  • Super Rugby / Sunwolves v Brumbies / 06 March / Relocated to Wollongong
  • Super Rugby / Sunwolves v Crusaders / 14 March / Relocated to Brisbane

CRICKET

  • India-South Africa internationals cancelled over virus
  • Momentum One Day Cup playoffs (17-23 March) cancelled
  • England tour to Sri Lanka halted. The first of two test matches due to start on March 19 has been indefinitely postponed.
  • New Zealand one-day cricket tour of Australia abandoned

MOTORSPORT

  • The season-opening Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled over coronavirus threat.
  • Moto GP / Qatar / 8 March – Cancelled
  • IndyCar set for 15 March, cancelled
  • The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, scheduled for March 22, postponed
  • Moto GP / Thailand / 22 March – Cancelled
  • SBK / Qatar / 15 March – Postponed
  • Vietnam Formula One Grand Prix, scheduled for April 5, postponed
  • Formula 1 / China / Shanghai / April 19 – Postponed
  • Red Bull MOTO GP of the Americas 3rd to 5th April – rescheduled to 13th to 15th November
  • The Argentina GP has been postponed & will now take place from the 20th to the 22nd of November

CYCLING

  • UAE Tour / Feb 23-29: – Last two stages cancelled
  • The Paris-Nice cycling race has been cut short because of the coronavirus pandemic, with Sunday’s final leg scrapped, organisers said on Friday. The race will be decided after Saturday’s mountain stage
  • Tirreno-Adriatico /11-17 March – postponed
  • ABSA Cape Epic / 15 to 22 March cancelled
  • Milan-Sanremo (Monument Classic race) / 21 March – postponed
  • Giro di Sicilia / 1-4 April – postponed
  • Strade Bianche (Men and Women Elite) / 07 March – postponed
  • Lousa (UCI Mountain Bike World Cup opener) / 21-22 March – postponed
  • Giro d’Italia race set for May 9-31 has been postponed. New date will not be announced until April 3.

ATHLETICS / ROAD RUNNING

  • The Hong Kong Marathon / 9 Feb – Cancelled
  • Tokyo Marathon / 01 March : Restricted field
  • World Indoor Championships / Nanjing / 13 -15 March – Postponed until 2021
  • Pyongyang Marathon / 12 April – Cancelled
  • The 124th Boston Marathon, scheduled for April 20, has been postponed to September 14
  • The London marathon, which was due to take place on April 26, has been postponed to October 4

GOLF

  • This year’s Masters tournament, the season’s first major golf championship, set to start April 9, has been postponed
  • All PGA Tour events have been cancelled, including The Players, which was called off after the first round.
  • LPGA Tour / Honda Thailand / 20 – 23 Feb – Cancelled
  • HSBC Women’s World Championship / Singapore / 27 Feb – Cancelled
  • LPGA Tour / Blue Bay / Hainan Island / 5 – 8 March – Cancelled
  • Euro Tour / Maybank Championship / Kuala Lumpur / 16 – 19 April – Postponed
  • Euro Tour / China Open / Shenzhen / 23 – 26 April – Postponed

TENNIS

  • Indian Wells Tennis 1000 event / 09 – 22 March – cancelled
  • The ATP and WTA Miami Open (March 23 through April 5) cancelled
  • The ATP has announced a 6-week (until end of April) suspension of the men’s professional tennis tour.

GYMNASTICS

  • FIG World Cup Artistic in Baku 15 – 16 March cancelled

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