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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than 3.6 million people and spread across 212 countries. Here are the biggest stories of its impact on sport today.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has disagreed with suggestions Barcelona should be crowned LaLiga champions if the season remains unfinished.   -  Getty Images

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread worldwide, affecting the lives of over 3.6 million people, and spreading across 212 countries.

The Premier League is eyeing a resumption date while the Bundesliga may restart behind closed doors in May itself. It will be the first league to return after lockdown in Europe. LaLiga and Serie A have announced return that clubs can return to training with players training individually.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has disagreed with suggestions Barcelona should be crowned LaLiga champion if the season remains unfinished.

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