Track and field events in Jamaica have been cancelled or postponed in light of the coronavirus.
The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association Limited (JAAA), the country’s governing body, announced on Friday, 13 March.
According to the release, the JAAA said: “All local track and field events as well as the Carifta Games which was scheduled for Bermuda, have been cancelled or postponed until further notice.”
The JAAA office, according to the release, will also remain closed.
Several sporting events across the world, among them the NBA, English Premier League, Grenada Invitational, NCAA Championships, World Indoor Championships and Champs, have been hit by the rapidly-spreading coronavirus.
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This is definitely the right move! The WHO declared it a pandemic for a reason. It hurts now, but this could save many lives in the long run.