The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Thursday.
Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s biggest developments.
0919 – The Dutch Grand Prix was put back until 2021.
— Formula 1 (@F1) May 28, 2020
0949 – World Rugby’s executive committee approved 10 optional law trials that provide member unions with measures to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission.
1115 – The English Football League announced three individuals connected to two Championship clubs had tested positive for coronavirus.
1120 – Fulham announced two of their players had tested positive.
Thanks for all your love and well wishes. I would just like to confirm I have no symptoms and feel fit and well. Currently following government isolation guidelines at home with my family. I am looking forward to getting back to ⚽️ when my isolation period is over @Rovers ❤️
— Elliott Bennett (@Ebenno88) May 28, 2020
1221 – Blackburn said captain Elliott Bennett was the other Championship player who had tested positive.
1400 – The European Tour will resume on July 22 with a run of six tournaments over six weeks in the UK.
1435 – The England and Wales cricket Board announced there will be no domestic cricket until August 1 at the earliest.
1706 – Major League Soccer announced that clubs can begin to use outdoor team training fields for small group sessions.
Premier League Shareholders today agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place
— Premier League (@premierleague) May 28, 2020
1802 – Premier League shareholders agreed to a provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of June 17.
1904 – Super League clubs held detailed discussions on plans to restart the season but no final decisions were made during a meeting on Thursday.
2000 – Top-flight football was given the go ahead to resume in Italy from June 20.
2005 – This year’s Boston Marathon was cancelled, the first time in the event’s 124-year history that it will not take place.