Wimbledon cancelled for first time since World War Two
This year’s Wimbledon Championships has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two.
The tennis tournament is the latest global sporting event to be scrapped or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
It was due to take place between the 29th of June and 12th of July.
The All England Club made the decision today and said it wasn’t taken lightly.
Meanwhile the Punchestown race festival which was due to run from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May has been cancelled
Punchestown Racecourse say the will be operating a full refund policy as a result of the event not going ahead. and the commencement of the refund process will take place at the earliest opportunity.
The 2021 Punchestown Festival is scheduled to take place from Tuesday 27th April to Saturday 1st May.