Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Wednesday, June 3

PA Sport Staff
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The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Wednesday.

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

1001 – Dillian Whyte’s heavyweight showdown against Alexander Povetkin is still expected to take place this summer despite Matchroom announcing the cancellation of the July 4 card at the Manchester Arena.

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1229 – West Indies players Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul decided against travelling to England for next month’s Test tour.

1601 – The Premier League announced that there was one positive result for Covid-19 from 1,197 players and staff tested across Monday and Tuesday.

1617 – Tottenham later said they had been informed that the individual who had tested positive was a member of staff at their club.

1900 – The English Football League announced that nine individuals from six Championship clubs tested positive for Covid-19 from 1,094 tests carried out from Saturday to Tuesday. Preston confirmed a staff member was among the positive tests, as did Sheffield Wednesday.

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