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World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing could be SCRAPPED amid safety fears over coronavirus outbreak in China with decision set to be made in two weeks' time The World Indoor championships in Nanjing could be cancelled
There are safety concerns after the outbreak of the coronavirus in China  World Athletics and World Health Organisation are unsure to stage the event Sportsmail understands a decision will be within the next two weeks 

By Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline

Published: 20:29 GMT, 28 January 2020 | Updated: 20:51 GMT, 28 January 2020

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A decision is expected in the next fortnight over whether to scrap the World Indoor championships in Nanjing after the outbreak of the coronavirus in China.

World Athletics are holding regular discussions with the World Health Organisation over the safety of staging the event in the region from March 13 to March 15, with the virus having now infected in excess of 4,500 people across 16 countries, causing more than 100 deaths.

The epicentre of the virus is in Wuhan, around 300 miles west of

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