Numerous sporting events and games have been canceled following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8 September.
The guidance issued by the government said there was “no obligation to cancel or reschedule events and sporting events”, with decisions being made “at the discretion of individual organisations”.
However, sports federations from across the country decided to postpone the action to pay respect to the monarch, who reigned on the throne for over 70 years.
Here are all the sporting events that have been canceled or postponed after Her Majesty’s death.
All Premier League, English Football League and Women’s Super League games have been postponed over the weekend.
The Scottish FA also canceled football north of the border, with the FA of Wales and FA of Northern Ireland following suit.
And controversially, all grassroots football across the country has also been shut down.
The Premier League is believed to have decided to postpone last weekend’s games over concerns the crowd might not approve during Her Majesty’s tributes.
Chelsea v Liverpool and Manchester United v Leeds have both been postponed to next weekend, with authorities citing problems with police resource levels.
Brighton vs Crystal Palace was postponed ahead of the Queen’s death due to planned rail strikes and the game is canceled even though the strikes are no longer happening.
The Europa League group stage game between Arsenal and PSV, scheduled for Thursday night, has been postponed due to pressure on the police.
Brentford v Arsenal has been moved from 2pm to 12pm this Sunday, with Everton v West Ham now starting at 2.15pm instead of 2pm on the same day.
The second day of the third test match between England and South Africa at the Oval has been canceled on Friday 9 September.
The hope was that the friendly match would continue with day two on Saturday, but the tourists objected, citing logistical and playing problems.
The test match resumed as day three of five on Saturday before England ended play on day five, winning the series 2-1.
The BMW PGA Championship suspended play on Thursday 8 September and had no play at all on Friday, but the competition resumed as a 54-hole event on Saturday.
The last day of the St Leger meeting in Doncaster has been postponed to Sunday 11th September.
Britain’s horse racing authorities decided to cancel all meetings on Saturday (September 10), while Sunday’s Musselburgh races were canceled as the Queen’s body lay to rest at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
Thursday night’s race at Southwell and Chelmsford was canceled immediately after the announcement.
Meetings in Hamilton Park, Warwick, Wolverhampton and Leicester are postponed to September 19 due to the Queen’s funeral.
Friday night’s opening Premiership games were canceled on September 9.
Sale’s home game against Northampton has been pushed back to Sunday, while Bath’s brief trip to Ashton Gate to play Bristol has been pushed back to Saturday.
Scottish Rugby Union has postponed all domestic matches over the weekend and the women’s test match between Scotland and Spain on Sunday 11 September has been abandoned.
The middleweight world title fight between Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields, which was due to take place in London over the weekend, has been postponed to October 15.
To go biking
Friday’s stage of the Tour of Britain was canceled immediately when the news broke and the entire tour was canceled later on Thursday night.
The race was due to end on the Isle of Wight on Sunday, with Gonzalo Serrano declared the winner based on the overall standings.
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