The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Tuesday.
Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s biggest developments.
1000 – Super League announced that the Dacia Magic Weekend, scheduled to take place in Newcastle on May 23-24, was postponed. The Rugby Football League also confirmed that the Betfred Championship Summer Bash, to be held at Bloomfield Road on May 30-31, has been cancelled.
1248 – Dane Vilas, a top-tier draft pick in the inaugural draft for The Hundred, conceded that the tournament may need to be pushed back until 2021.
1333 – Sheffield United’s players agreed a wage deferral until the end of 2020. The Blades’ playing squad followed the lead of manager Chris Wilder, his backroom staff and the club’s chief executive Stephen Bettis in accepting terms on holding part of their wages and bonus back during the pandemic.
1456 – UEFA opened the door to domestic league and cup competitions being cancelled “in special cases”.
1555 – Serge Aurier became the latest player from Tottenham to flout Government guidelines after posting a video of him training with team-mate Moussa Sissoko before deleting it.
1609 – The PA news agency understands the Women’s European Championship finals will now take place between July 6 and 31, 2022. The tournament has been put back after the men’s Euro 2020 was moved to the summer of 2021.
1804 – Major tennis international governing bodies have joined up with the four Grand Slams to help provide financial assistance to lower ranked players feeling the financial blow of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
1809 – Spurs duo Aurier and Sissoko apologised for flouting Government rules on social distancing.