Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Tuesday, May 5
The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Tuesday.
Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s biggest developments.
0859 – Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor raised the possibility that halves may be shorter than 45 minutes as discussions continue about the Premier League’s return.
0947 – English Football League chairman Rick Parry warned his clubs face a £200m financial hole by September.
1036 – ECB chief executive Tom Harrison said the impact of coronavirus could cost his organisation £380million.
1059 – Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney said the governing body will lose £107million if the autumn internationals are cancelled.
1451 – Cycling’s world governing body the UCI unveiled a new WorldTour calendar, with the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana set to overlap in October.
1500 – Scotland’s men and women football teams united to make a “substantial” donation to frontline health workers.
1600 – The England men’s football team did the same, making a “significant donation” to the NHS using match fees dating back to September 2018.