Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Thursday, March 26

The coronavirus pandemic continued to affect the world of sport on Thursday.

Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s main developments.

(All times GMT)

9.00am – A new task force set up to reschedule the Tokyo Olympic Games meets for the first time on Thursday.

9.35am – Championship club Leeds’ players, management and senior staff volunteer to defer their wages for the foreseeable future so that all non-football staff can be paid during the sport’s shutdown.

9.40am – Burnley pledge to continue to pay all casual staff while football is suspended.

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