Coronavirus updates LIVE: Positive tests revealed in Spain

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than 3.8 million people and spread across 215 countries. Here are the biggest stories of its impact on sport today.

Five players in the top two tiers of Spanish football have tested positive for the coronavirus. La Liga and Segunda Division players have been undergoing tests ahead of a potential resumption to the 2019-20 season.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread worldwide, affecting the lives of over 3.8 million people, and spreading across 215 countries.

The Premier League is eyeing a resumption date while the Bundesliga is set to restart behind closed doors in May 16 itself after chancellor Angela Merkel gave the go-ahead on Wednesday. It will be the first league to return after lockdown in Europe.

LaLiga and Serie A have announced clubs can return to training with players training individually.

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