The risk of corona virus is once again increasing worldwide. Every day the cases of this epidemic are increasing once again. Corona has caused an uproar, especially in India's neighbor China. Now Corona is a threat to sports as well. Yes, the Asian Games in China have been postponed because of Corona.
The Asian Games in Hangzhou in September this year have been postponed to Friday due to rising cases of Kovid-19 in China.
According to the official news channel CGTN TV, the Asian Olympic Council (OCA) has postponed the 19th Asian Games, which is considered to be the second biggest sporting event after the Olympics.
According to the previous schedule, the Games were to be held from September 10 to 25 in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, about 175 km southwest of Shanghai. The Asian Olympic Council has announced that the 19th Asian Games, to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25, 2022, will be postponed, according to a statement on the Games' official website.
The decision was taken because China is currently fighting Covid-19. A record number of cases are arriving daily in Shanghai, not far from the host city of Hangzhou.