NFL will honor Queen Elizabeth II Before the start of the 2022-23 season… a moment’s silence with the league, TMZ Sports has learned.
Tributes are being paid across the sporting world on Thursday… many athletes, organizations and events mourned His Majesty’s Death,
In addition to the NFL tribute, the BMW PGA Championship has suspended play until further notice … organizers said golf would be put on hold for the time being in the wake of Queen’s death.
“In honor of Her Majesty and the Royal Family, play at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club has been suspended for the remainder of Thursday, and the flag will be flown at half-mast at Wentworth Club,” a Tour statement said. ” , According to GOLF.com,
“In addition, there will be no games at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday, and golf courses and practice facilities will be closed.”
Thursday was the first day of the BMW PGA Championship tournament – which is held in Europe – and one of golf’s biggest names, Rory McIlroywas competing in it.
As we mentioned, the Queen’s family ran to go to him Once the palace announced that she was under medical supervision On his estate in Scotland.
The royal family announced the 96-year-old queen – the longest-reigning monarch – “died peacefully” hours later.
Another tribute took place in the match between FC Zurich and Arsenal … with a moment of silence after halftime.
Players from both clubs stood with their arms behind their backs… while fans in attendance paid tribute to the Queen.
An image of the Queen was also shown on the big screen… saying, “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the memorial.”
The Queen’s influence was certainly felt… evidenced by the reaction to her passing from notable athletes such as the F1 star Lewis HamiltonNFL Quarterback Russell Wilson and pro boxers Tyson Fury And jake paul,
Lewis Hamilton worried about Queen Elizabeth’s health, says she is a ‘real fighter’
Hamilton expressed concern about Queen Elizabeth’s well-being in the dwindling moments of her life… saying he was hoping for better news and calling her a “real fighter”.
“Dignity Defined. An Inspirational Leader for Many Generations. Rest in Peace Queen Elizabeth II,” Paul tweeted,
Meanwhile, Fury – who hails from the United Kingdom – posted a photo of her being crowned queen in her youthful days… saying she hoped God would give her a good bed in heaven.