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Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - This year's Copa America has been postponed until 2021 due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus.
The tournament had originally been scheduled to take place from June 12 to July 12 this year but the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) have decided to call-off the tournament.
Brazil lifted the title last year when they defeated Peru 3-1 in the final held in Rio de Janeiro.
The news follows reports that this year's men's European Championship will also be pushed back to 2021. European football's governing body also moved the Champions League and Europa League finals to June 27 and June 24 respectively.
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Updated: March 17, 2020 05:57 PM
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