Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Joshua vs Pulev POSTPONED, Premier League and EFL now suspended indefinitely, UFC 249 latest – The Sun
THE Premier League have released an update on when action could return in England's top-flight.
In a marathon four-hour meeting between all twenty clubs, it was agreed that the league would be suspended 'indefinitely' for the time being until it is 'safe' to resume – while there was also a recommendation for all players to take a 30 percent wage cut.
Follow all the latest news and updates as the sporting world deals with the threat of coronavirus…
SKY'S THE LIMIT
Eddie Hearn has revealed he has asked Sky Sports to show the heated “Gloves Are Off” episode between Anthony Joshua and Jarrell Miller.
With Joshua's bout against Kubrat Pulev now postponed due to coronavirus, Hearn has now claimed that fans could be treated to the never-before-seen promotional episode.
Speaking to iFL TV's Kugan Cassius in an Instagram Live stream, Hearn said: “I spoke to Sky and I’ve told them, ‘Please can you air the Joshua-Miller Gloves Are Off.’
“Because I think it would do massive numbers. There was a load of beef at the time.
JUVE GOT TO BE KIDDING
Juventus will REFUSE the Serie A title if the coronavirus pandemic ends the season early, Italian football chief Gabriele Gravina has claimed
He told TMW Radio: “The top priority is completing the season, the idea is to start from May 20 or early June, to end in July.
“There's even been talk of August and September. I've made it clear that I'd hate to take the risk of compromising another season to save this one.
“I think scrapping the season would be rather complex. It would be a grave injustice, which would lead to a legal emergency during an epidemiological one.
“Only the Scudetto would need assigning and Juventus themselves, I believe, have expressed a dislike of such of a solution.”
Robbie Savage is selling the shirt that Thierry Henry wore when he scored his 100th goal for Arsenal – which was against Birmingham City in 2003.
It's up for grabs on eBay and all of the money raised will will go to NHS Charities Together.
At the moment, the sweaty souvenir has received 20 bids and is up to £2,050.
LET'S GET QUIZZICAL
Question of Sport will make its radio debut on Saturday – complete with the usual star-studded line-up.
The popular show will take place on Radio 5 Live with the stars recording from their own homes due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Phil Tufnell and Matt Dawson will take up their normal positions as the two team captains.
Sports presenter Mark Chapman will be in charge of asking the questions on Saturday's show.
Dion Dublin will join forces with Tufnell, while Karen Carney teams up with Dawson.
Anthony Joshua's next fight against Kubrat Pulev has been postponed as the coronavirus pandemic KO's their original June 20 date.
Joshua's mandatory defence against the 38-year-old Bulgarian now looks destined for the reserved July back-up slot.
The British Board of Boxing Control announced they had extended their ban on boxing events until at least May.
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