Sporting events scheduled for Thursday [AEST], including Test cricket and European golf’s PGA Championship, have been cancelled as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
British horse racing chiefs also suspended events after the death of the British monarch, who showed an intense passion for the sport throughout her life.
Here is a rundown on which sports are still going ahead after the tragic news.
Wednesday morning’s Europa League games involving Manchester United and West Ham United went ahead, with a minute’s silence held at both Old Trafford and London Stadium.
As for this weekend’s English Premier League games, Mail Sport reports that clubs are “almost certain” that games will be postponed. The Premier League said it was “deeply saddened” by the queen’s death.
The EFL said in a statement that “fixtures will be discussed with the…