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Premier League postponed after Queen Elizabeth’s demise

The Premier League has been postponed after Queen Elizabeth’s demise on Thursday. She died at the age of 96.

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New Delhi: The Premier League has been postponed after Queen Elizabeth’s demise on Thursday. Britain’s longest-serving monarch passed away at Balmoral at the age of 96 after reigning for 70 years.

The EFL has announced Friday’s fixtures of Burnley vs Norwich, and Tranmere vs Stockport have been postponed as a mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth II. A decision on the weekend’s games will be made on Friday morning, following a discussion with the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Arsenal’s Europa League game against FC Zurich saw a minute’s silence held at half-time and Manchester United will also pay tribute before their clash with Real Sociedad in the Europa League.

The DP World Tour confirmed that the BMW PGA Championship would be stopped for the remainder of play on Thursday. The Premiership Rugby season was also rescheduled as Northampton Saints and Saracens match is postponed.

Horse Racing will also be postponed by the British Horse racing Authority for Thursday and Friday.

The big question remains whether the Italian Grand Prix will be canceled or postponed with Italy being a member of the Commonwealth along with several teams based in the UK.

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