Horse racing was halted on Thursday following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, while Friday’s Test cricket match between England and South Africa was called off.
All Friday race meetings in Britain have also been cancelled, along with Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy cricket matches on the same day.
The second day of the PGA Golf Championship on Friday will not take place.
The English Football League has also postponed its two Friday games.
A decision on Premier League and EFL fixtures at the weekend will be made after a review of official bereavement guidelines, as well as consultation with other sports and the Department for Culture, Media and Humanities. sports.
The Irish FA have announced that all football matches in Northern Ireland scheduled for this weekend will not take place.
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
Following the announcement, the Southwell horse racing meeting was discontinued after the second race and Chelmsford after the fourth race.
The British Horseracing Authority is expected to make a decision on whether horse racing will resume on Friday.
The game was also dropped at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
“Out of respect for Her Majesty and the Royal Family, play has been suspended at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club for the remainder of Thursday and the Wentworth Club flags will be flown at half mast,” a statement from the European Tour Group said.
“Additionally, no play will take place at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday and the golf course and practice facilities will be closed.”
Organizers say they hope to restart the tournament at some point over the weekend, but “will review Buckingham Palace’s protocol guidelines in addition to aligning with what other major sporting events in the UK are doing. “.
In football, Manchester United said their match against Real Sociedad in the Europa League was played “under the guidelines of the Football Association and UEFA”.
West Ham’s game against FCSB in the Europa Conference League was also played.
Friday’s Scottish League game between Cove Rangers and Dundee has been postponed.
The Cycling’s Tour of Britain has canceled its last three stages in Gloucestershire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight, with Spaniard Gonzalo Serrano wins the race after maintaining their overall lead in stage five on Thursday.
“This decision was made in consultation with stakeholders and partners in light of operational circumstances, including the understandable reallocation of police resources at this time,” a statement read.
“The Tour of Britain organisation, alongside the teams, riders and officials involved in the event, send their deepest condolences to the Royal Family at this sad time.”
In rugby union, Northampton have dropped their Premiership Rugby Cup clash against Saracens scheduled for Thursday night.
The Scottish Women’s International Test against Spain on Sunday has been canceled and Scottish Rugby has also postponed all domestic competitive matches this weekend as a mark of respect.
Friday’s weigh-in for the women’s world boxing title fight between Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields will take place behind closed doors.
Boxxer promoters are expected to issue a statement later on the status of the fight, which is set to take place at London’s O2 on Saturday.
Formula 1 is planning a minute’s silence with all teams ahead of Friday’s practice for the Italian Grand Prix, with the race weekend expected to go ahead as planned.
At the US Open tennis tournament in New York, organizers said “to commemorate the passing of Queen Elizabeth II” there would be “a minute’s silence before the start of the first women’s semi-final between Ons Jabeur and Caroline Garcia.