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Turkey suspends soccer, basketball, volleyball matches indefinitely amid coronavirus outbreak

Reuters | Ankara | Updated: 19-03-2020 20:34 IST | Created: 19-03-2020 20:02 IST
Turkey suspends soccer, basketball, volleyball matches indefinitely amid coronavirus outbreak

Turkey's soccer, basketball and volleyball leagues suspended matches indefinitely on Thursday due to the widening coronavirus outbreak, bowing to pressure from players and coaches after many other countries called off sports events.

Turkey's Sports Minister Muharrem Kasapoglu made the announcement in a joint press conference with the presidents of the soccer, basketball and volleyball federations.


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