Coronavirus could cost British sport ‘hundreds of millions’ if high-profile events cancelled

The Telegraph | Feb 28, 2020 at 8:07 PM
  • British sport is facing a potential hit worth hundreds of millions of pounds after medical experts warned the Premier League and a host of domestic competitions were on the brink of coronavirus chaos.
  • Contingency planning has intensified throughout the week for organisers of the most high-profile events, including the London Marathon in April and even cricketing Test matches in June.
  • The potential cost to British sport – which could include the cancellation of Premier League matches – is estimated at “hundreds of millions” by one broker.