The ITTF stated that new dates for Global Group Championships might be introduced within the coming week © AFP
The Global Desk Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Sunday suspended all deliberate occasions and actions involving world trip till June 30 because of the scary COVID-19 pandemic. The ITTF Govt Committee met on Sunday to additional speak about the results of the coronavirus outbreak at the world desk tennis tournament agenda.
“Because of the continuing uncertainty led to by means of COVID-19 pandemic and postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Video games, the ITTF Govt Committee reached the next choices: Suspension of all recently deliberate ITTF occasions and actions that contain world trip till 30 June 2020,” ITTF stated in a commentary.
The world governing frame stated that “proposal of recent dates for the Hana Bank 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships might be introduced within the coming week”.
ITTF additionally determined to freeze score lists as of March 2020 and additional overview “all implications associated with the postponement of occasions, trip restrictions and different headaches, with scope for additional choices on probably important changes”.
The Tokyo Games have been on Tuesday postponed to subsequent yr because of the rapidly-spreading illness and ITTF stated as soon as the brand new dates of the Olympics are introduced it’ll modify the qualification pathways.
The Govt Committee additionally determined to cut back their bills and senior team of workers have presented to take a wage aid. The ITTF will cling every other follow-up assembly on April 15 to additional overview the location.