Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Wednesday, May 27
The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Wednesday.
Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s biggest developments.
0929 – Burnley’s Turf Moor will host a temporary testing facility for coronavirus that will be available to members of the public from Thursday.
1000 – England Netball cancelled the 2020 Vitality Netball Superleague season.
1016 – Raith Rovers chose to re-sign all out-of-contract players until the end of July.
1021 – The Lawn Tennis Association announced four three-day British Tour events will take place behind closed doors over consecutive weekends from July 3-26 at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton.
1220 – The Premier League announced that clubs had voted unanimously to resume contact training.
1546 – Rugby Football League chief executive Ralph Rimmer admitted it would be tough for England’s Ashes series against Australia in October and November to go ahead.
1820 – Four members of personnel from three Premier League clubs tested positive for Covid-19 from 1,008 tests carried out on Monday and Tuesday.