Turkey ends handball season over virus
Country suspended all competitions in four major sports on March 19
Turkey ended all handball leagues on Tuesday due to the coronavirus outbreak, without crowning a champion.
The decision was announced by the Turkish Handball Federation President Bilal Eyuboglu during a TV interview.
There will be also no promotion or relegation in the leagues, he said, adding that the decision was taken after a consensus of all clubs.
Turkey suspended all competitions in four major sports: football, basketball, handball, and volleyball on March 19, after the country confirmed its first COVID-19 case.
Besides handball, volleyball and basketball leagues have already ended without winners and relegations.
The Turkish Football Federation, however, said last week that the leagues would resume on June 12.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.