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BAI postpones domestic badminton tournaments in wake of rising COVID-19 cases

The Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) on Monday decided to postpone all home tournaments scheduled for April and Could, defending in ideas the exponential rise in coronavirus circumstances within the nation.

India has recorded circumstances in additional of 1 lakh within the last 24 hours.

Fearful on the event, the BAI recommended all the stakeholders to postpone the events, starting with this month’s senior ranking occasion scheduled in Bengaluru from April 18-25.

The junior and sub-junior tournaments, scheduled for the month of Could in Hyderabad and completely different events at completely completely different venues have moreover been postponed.

In its communications to all affiliated state fashions, BAI secretary Ajay Kumar Singhania wrote that the prevailing state of affairs has pressured them to take such a step.

“In view of the current pandemic scenario, contemplating the well being security of the gamers, technical officers, President has suggested suspending the All India Rating tournaments until additional orders,” Singhania wrote in his letter.

This story has been printed from a wire firm feed with out modifications to the textual content material.

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