Data: Two Circles; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios

Only 53% of the major sports events originally scheduled for 2020 are likely to take place this year, according to new projections from sports marketing agency Two Circles.

By month: Here's the percentage of originally scheduled events that took place (January–March) or are projected to take place (April–December).

  • January: 4,006 of 4,006 (100%)
  • February: 3,626 of 3,739 (97%)
  • March: 1,870 of 5,584 (33.5%)
  • April: 49 of 4,726 (1%)
  • May: 55 of 3,420 (1.6%)
  • June: 55 of 2,959 (1.9%)
  • July: 120 of 3,545 (3.4%)
  • August: 276 of 3,555 (7.8%)
  • September: 5,467 of 4,255 (128.5%)
  • October: 5,090 of 5,957 (85.4%)
  • November: 2,735 of 4,188 (65.3%)
  • December: 3,077 of 3,870 (79.5%)

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