Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Tuesday, April 7

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Tuesday.

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

11.04am – The Mercedes F1 team announce they will start delivery of up to 10,000 new breathing devices to the NHS this week.

11.22am – Two more MotoGP rounds, the Italian Grand Prix (May 29-31) and the Catalan Grand Prix (June 5-7) are called off.

12.38pm – League Two leaders Crewe announced that they have decided to furlough staff and players.

1.22pm – Sunderland announce they have furloughed first-team players, contracted academy players and backroom staff but ensure all employees will be paid in full.

4.12pm – Jockey Club Racecourses announce that this year’s 2000 Guineas, 1000 Guineas, Derby and Oaks will not take place on their originally scheduled dates.

Read Full Story

FROM OUR PARTNERS