Coronavirus updates: Three more MotoGP races cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than 3.1 million people and spread across 212 countries. Here are the biggest stories of its impact on sport today.

Organisers are hoping to salvage the MotoGP season.   -  AP

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread worldwide, affecting the lives of over 3.1 million people, and spreading across 212 countries.

The Premier League is eyeing a resumption date while the Bundesliga, if all goes to plan, may just be the first league to return after lockdown in Europe. The London Marathon, which in normal circumstances would have flagged off in the English capital today, was postponed but now may also be restricted only to elite runners.

Here are the biggest news stories from the world of sport, as they happen:

 

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