The Asian leg of the 2020 badminton global excursion scheduled for November has been moved till subsequent 12 months in Bangkok, officers mentioned, in the most recent disruption to the game because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The game has noticed global fits referred to as off all through the 12 months as government all over the world prohibit motion and public gatherings to be able to save you the unfold of the virus.
The Badminton Global Federation mentioned 3 tournaments below the excursion have been now scheduled to be performed back-to-back in mid-January, with the finals on the finish of the month.
It mentioned the Asian leg of the video games at the start deliberate for November have been not "viable" and determined the Asian leg of the excursion will have to be performed in Thailand.
"The January dates supply BWF with the most productive imaginable alternative to renew and entire the HSBC BWF Global Excursion for 2020 as a part of our go back to global badminton," it mentioned in a commentary overdue Friday.
Two of the excursion's Tremendous 1000 tournaments will start on January 12 and 19, with the finals to be performed at the twenty seventh and finishing at the thirty first.
The scoop comes as the game's bosses round Asia elected now not to participate within the Thomas and Uber Cup fits set for October, with the development in Denmark referred to as off ultimate week.
The Cup has been postponed 3 times this 12 months and won’t happen till 2021.
Subsequent month's Denmark Open is the one top-level tournament showed in this 12 months's calendar.