Coronavirus updates LIVE: Bundesliga returns behind closed doors

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than 4.3 million people and spread across 215 countries. Here are the biggest stories of its impact on sport today.

Bundesliga will return to action behind closed doors on May 16.   -  Bongarts

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread worldwide, affecting the lives of over 4.3 million people, and spreading across 215 countries.

The Premier League is eyeing a resumption date while the German Football Association has set the restart date for Bundesliga and DFB Pokal behind closed doors after chancellor Angela Merkel gave the go-ahead last week. 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 working out individually.

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