10 Jan 2010

Weather hits UK sport

11:59 am on 10 January 2010

Snow and sub-zero temperatures have caused major disruption to the sporting calendar in Britain and Ireland.

Premier League games at Wigan, Hull, Fulham, Burnley and Sunderland on Saturday were hit.

Seven Championship games were off and only two matches survived in League One. Ten Scottish Cup ties were postponed.

The BBC reports horse racing meetings and rugby union matches were also called off.

Heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures caused problems for clubs and race courses around the UK.