Coronavirus sport news LIVE: Will Wimbledon go ahead? 2020 Olympics task force meeting today

Richard Parry, George Flood
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This summer's Wimbledon Championships face a potential postponement or cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club have confirmed.

The AELTC is to hold an emergency meeting next week to discuss the Championship's fate, although they have already formally ruled out playing behind closed doors.

They are communicating with the LTA, ATP, WTA, ITF and the other Grand Slams in preparation of the meeting.

They state the nature of the surface makes a postponement more of a challenging prospect.

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