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What sports/games are postponed due to the Queen’s death?

By September 9, 2022October 15th, 2022Sports games

The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, died Thursday at the age of 96. Several sporting events that were due to take place have now been postponed. Here is a list of each match suspended at the time of this writing.


All Premier League and EFL matches scheduled for this weekend have been postponed.

The FA postponed the start of the WSL season and non-league and grassroots matches.

The The Scottish FA, SPFL, SWPL and Highland & Lowland Leagues have postponed all professional matches This weekend.

The The Irish FA have postponed all football matches in Northern Ireland for this weekend.


The British Boxing Board has postponed the middleweight championship fight between Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall as well as the junior lightweight unification title brawl between Mikaela Mayer and Alycia Baumgardner. Both fights have been rescheduled for a tentative date of October 15 at the O2 Arena in London.


The DP World Tour postponed the BMW PGA Championship. It will resume on Saturday morning at 6:40 a.m.

More details on the championship here.


The Tour of Britain has canceled its remaining stages. Friday’s sixth stage in Gloucestershire, Saturday’s seventh stage in Dorset and Sunday’s ninth stage in the Isle of Wight will no longer take place.


The Far North 5k and the British Athletics 5km Road Championship were canceled.

The Junior and Mini Grand Nord races are postponed.


The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed the Friday cricket matches canceled. They will resume on Saturday.

Horses race

All the races that were to take place on Friday and Saturday have been postponed. They will resume on Sunday.

The race for On Sunday, Scotland’s Musselburgh Racecourse was cancelled.

Rugby Union

The boards of the RFU, DCMS and PRL have confirmed that the two matches scheduled for Friday will be postponed.

Bristol Bears vs Bath Rugby is Saturday at 5.30pm Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints is Sunday at 3pm

The Welsh Rugby The union has postponed all senior rugby matches in Wales This weekend.

The Scottish Rugby The union has postponed all competitive domestic matches This weekend.

Rugby League

The The Championship match between Sheffield Eagles and Dewsbury Rams on Friday has been postponed.