British Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday (08 September) afternoon at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. His death is being mourned across the state. Which has an impact on sporting events as well. Most events have been postponed.
England was scheduled to play the Test match against South Africa on Friday (September 9). That match was postponed yesterday Thursday. The Queen’s favorite sport, horse racing, was scheduled to take place on the same day. That too has been suspended. No racing event will be held on Friday.
The second day of play at the PGA Championship golf tournament will also no longer be held. Besides, two Premier League matches were scheduled to be held on Friday. In a statement, the EFL authorities announced the suspension of the matches.
The timing of these matches will be announced later.
Elizabeth, who has been on the throne for the longest time (70 years), ascended the throne in 1952. On the Queen’s death, her eldest son Prince Charles (formerly Prince of Wales) is crowned as the new King of Britain.
Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 in Mayfair, London. During her tenure, the Queen appointed 15 British Prime Ministers, including Winston Churchill.
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