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Bizarre overseas sports Australian gamblers are betting that it will force corona virus codes to stop the game

Russian table tennis, Tajik basketball and Ukrainian club football: the bizarre sports bettors bet that the corona virus outbreak will force Australian codes to stop the game

  • TAB has staked out the five most popular overseas sports that Australian gamblers bet on
  • Sports range from Russian tennis to Tajik football and Ukrainian table tennis
  • Australian codes such as AFL and NRL interrupted matches after the first round
  • The decision to stop exercising is to slow down the spread of the deadly coronavirus
  • Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

Punters have resorted to bets on bizarre sports played in other countries after Australian codes and racing were forced to quit due to the corona virus outbreak.

TAB named the five most popular competitions for gamblers during coronavirus blocking on Wednesday.

Strange times indeed! Here are yesterday’s five most popular sports with the gamblers, ”they wrote.

First came Russian tennis, followed by Tajik basketball, Ukrainian table tennis, Russian table tennis and Ukrainian friendly football.

Tetyana Bilenko and Ganna Gaponova from Ukraine compete against Jeon Jihee and Yang Haeun from South Korea in women's doubles doubles - quarter finals - match 3 in November 2019

Tetyana Bilenko and Ganna Gaponova from Ukraine compete against Jeon Jihee and Yang Haeun from South Korea in women’s doubles doubles – quarter finals – match 3 in November 2019

The AFL lasted one round with no fans during the coronavirus lockout and announced it will suspend the season until at least May 31.

“We will be evaluating the situation in late April to determine if another suspension period is needed,” said AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan.

‘We are prepared to run as late as possible in 2020 to complete the season if desired.

“Our main priority is to do everything possible to keep players, staff and supporters healthy and healthy through this pandemic. Our industry provides for the livelihood of thousands and thousands of people, ” he said.

“But our main focus right now, like any organization in the country, is to do whatever it takes to slow the spread of this virus. To keep people as healthy as possible.

“To say that this is the biggest threat to our game in 100 years is an understatement.”

Maria Sharapova responds after a point during a World Team Tennis exhibition on Monday October for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. 10, 2016 (Russian practice tennis)

Maria Sharapova responds after a point during a World Team Tennis exhibition on Monday October for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. 10, 2016 (Russian practice tennis)

Maria Sharapova responds after a point during a World Team Tennis exhibition on Monday October for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. 10, 2016 (Russian practice tennis)

The NRL suspended the season Monday after the first round due to the blockage of the corona virus.

ARL committee chairman Peter V’landys said the league “can no longer guarantee the safety of players.”

“We are not going to delay time (yet),” he said at a press conference in Sydney.

CORONAVIRUS CASES IN AUSTRALIA: 2.675

New South Wales: 1,219

Victoria: 520

Queensland: 443

Western Australia: 205

South Australia: 197

Australian Capital Territory: 44

Tasmania: 42

Northern Territory: 5

TOTAL CASES: 2,675

DEAD: 11

“We’re going to look at every available option over the next week to see how we can resume the season, albeit in other areas, whether in North Queensland.”

NRL executives opposed calls to abolish the 2020 season until Monday, despite other sports organizations around the world canceling competitions due to the fears of the corona virus.

The clubs of the league are believed to significantly cut their staff as a result of the suspension.

Horse racing in Victoria and NSW has been called off due to fears of a jockey being knocked down with coronavirus.

Racing Victoria released a statement advising that the licensed entrant be tested on Wednesday after catching a flight with a confirmed case on March 12.

The participant was informed this afternoon by health authorities that they were on the same flight as a confirmed case of COVID-19 when they traveled on March 12, 2020 prior to the introduction of strict COVID-19 protocols governing race behavior in Victoria and the announcements of the federal government of March 13, 2020 restricting those social gatherings, “the statement said.

Racing NSW canceled the last two races at Warwick Farm in Sydney on Wednesday, along with Thursday’s Hawkesbury meeting as a precaution.

The number of positive cases of coronavirus in Australia rose to 2,675 on Thursday with 11 deaths.

The government has taken steps to slow down the spread of the deadly virus.

The AFL lasted one round with no fans during the coronavirus lockout and announced it will suspend the season until at least May 31. Picture: GWS Giants play against the Geelong Cats on March 21

The AFL lasted one round with no fans during the coronavirus lockout and announced it will suspend the season until at least May 31. Picture: GWS Giants play against the Geelong Cats on March 21

The AFL lasted one round with no fans during the coronavirus lockout and announced it will suspend the season until at least May 31. Picture: GWS Giants play against the Geelong Cats on March 21

The NRL suspended the season Monday after the first round due to the blockage of the corona virus. Pictured: Players during the game between the Parramatta Eels and the Gold Coast Titans on March 22

The NRL suspended the season Monday after the first round due to the blockage of the corona virus. Pictured: Players during the game between the Parramatta Eels and the Gold Coast Titans on March 22

The NRL suspended the season Monday after the first round due to the blockage of the corona virus. Pictured: Players during the game between the Parramatta Eels and the Gold Coast Titans on March 22

TAB’s top five sports for gamblers during the coronavirus lock

1. Russian practice tennis

2. Tajikistan national basketball

3. Table tennis cup Ukraine

4. Moscow Liga Pro table tennis

5. Practice Club Friendly Ukraine

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