Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Thursday, April 30

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Thursday.

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

1159 – Blackburn announced their players had agreed to defer between 30 and 50 per cent of their salaries for April, May and June.

1332 – The British Boxing Board of Control is hopeful that it will be able to resume staging fights behind closed doors in July.

1400 – The inaugural season of The Hundred was postponed for a year after the England and Wales Cricket Board decided the ongoing coronavirus pandemic rendered the launch unviable.

1517 – Brighton captain Glenn Murray branded some of the protocols surrounding the Premier League’s possible return as “farcical”.

1638 – Paris St Germain were crowned champions after the Ligue 1 season was ended early due to the crisis.

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