2021 Winter Universiade falls victim to omnicron variant

The 2021 Winter Universiade was cancelled as the result of restrictions stemming from concerns over the omnicron variant of Covid-19. The newly announced restrictions were the final nail in the coffin for a sporting event that had already been postponed once as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Lucerne 2021 opening ceremony closed off to spectators

The opening ceremony for the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade will be held as a non-ticketed event with a public screening area set up in lieu of spectators being allowed inside the venue.

Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade on course for December having navigated 11-month postponement

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(ATR) December next year appears the most likely month for the 2021 edition but Lucerne is not guaranteed to remain as host.

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2021 Winter Universiade on Hold

(ATR) Lucerne 2021 the latest sporting event to be postponed by coronavirus pandemic.

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