The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Friday.
Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s biggest developments.
0945 – The Hungarian government announced a ban on mass gatherings until mid-August, meaning the Hungarian Grand Prix – scheduled for August 2 – must be held behind closed doors, if it takes place at all.
— Formula 1 (@F1) May 1, 2020
1335 – Bradford revealed they have been told of the growing likelihood that supporters will not be able to attend their games until 2021.
📜 CLUB STATEMENT #CityForAll 2020/21 season-ticket sales have today been suspended.
— Bradford City AFC (@officialbantams) May 1, 2020
1604 – The Premier League released a statement saying clubs remained committed to finishing the 2019-20 season, following a shareholders’ meeting.
At a meeting of Shareholders, clubs discussed possible steps to resume the 2019/20 season
The League and clubs will only return to training and playing with Government guidance, under expert advice and after consultation with players and managers
— Premier League (@premierleague) May 1, 2020