India Open, Syed Modi International cancelled due to Covid-19


The India Open Super 500 and the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournaments have been on Thursday cancelled through the Badminton World Federation in its adjusted global calendar to salvage a season thrown haywire through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The India Open, which used to be at the beginning scheduled in March, used to be to be held from December 8 to 13 in New Delhi and Syed Modi used to be slated for November 17 to 22 in Lucknow within the previosuly revised calendar.

“The Badminton World Federation (BWF) will implement an adjusted tournament calendar for the HSBC BWF World Tour in 2020,” the sector frame mentioned in a observation.

“The TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark will remain part of the international tournament calendar and will proceed on the planned dates of 3-11 October 2020.

“All remaining HSBC BWF World Tour tournaments on the calendar will no longer take place at the dates and locations originally listed.”The badminton season has been on hang after the All England Championship in March.



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