Coronavirus updates LIVE: Barcelona, Milan clubs return to training

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.

Lionel Messi's Barcelona leads the LaLiga table on 58 points, two points above arch rival Real Madrid.   -  Getty Images

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread worldwide, affecting the lives of over 3.8 million people, and spreading across 212 countries.

The Premier League is eyeing a resumption date while the Bundesliga is set to restart behind closed doors in May 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: