At a press conference in Westminster, Mr Johnson formally declared that the UK's tactics have shifted from 'containing' the killer disease to merely 'delaying' its inevitable spread, after he chaired a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee. Arsenal played Olympiacos in the Europa League a couple of weeks ago, and since then the Greek club's owner Evangelos Marinakis has tested positive for the virus. "We strongly believe that in the spirit of sporting integrity the season should be ended now and that Glasgow Rocks are announced as Championship winners for season 2019/20. He estimated that the UK was four weeks behind the trajectory of the crisis in Italy - which has brought the country to its knees. London Lions head coach Vince Macaulay is preparing to lead his team into the unknown: a potential route to their first-ever Champions League campaign. On 17 March 2020, the season was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom.On 1 June 2020, the season was cancelled, with no League or … One player reported a high temperature on Thursday night and the club responded by closing the training ground and advising other staff to stay away from Goodison Park and its corporate headquarters at the Royal Liver Building. Sky Sports will also now no longer have any live Premier League and Football League action, while the FA Cup quarter-final matches on the BBC are canceleled. The move will allow the BBL to resume behind closed doors later this month. - Fears of two cases of coronavirus at the UAE Tour saw the race cancelled with two stages left. Next week's Hero Indian Open and August's Czech Masters have joined this week's Kenya Open and April's Maybank Championship and China Open in being called off. West Ham have announced several members of club personnel are self-isolating after being in close contact with Arteta at Saturday's match with Arsenal and the club's stadium and training facilities are closed and will be deep cleaned. British Basketball League (BBL) today announced its plans for the 2020-21 season as they unveiled when play will resume in the UK’s professional men’s basketball league. Giro d'Italia 2020, stage 21: What time is the final-day time trial, how do I watch it on TV and how long is it. The rest of our training facility, Stamford Bridge and our other facilities are operating as normal. They should contact 111 to discuss their concerns and to ensure that appropriate testing can be carried out if required. I hope to see everybody soon, and hopefully be back on the pitch very soon. The league wrote to the Government in April asking for more than £2 million but revised that figure down after benefiting from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and other state aid. From Friday 2 October 2020, BBL clubs will get back to action as they start the opening rounds of … But, as with other sports bodies who have submitted emergency funding applications, any figure was expected to be limited to underwriting lost gate receipts. The Government has refused to provide the British Basketball League with a coronavirus bail-out, despite warnings that the professional game could go bust this summer. 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Surrey have cancelled their pre-season training camp at the ICC Academy in Dubai amid concern over the safety of their players. Arsenal have closed down the London Colney training centre after the manager received a positive coronavirus result yesterday evening. 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The Champions Hockey League was due to begin next month in an already-shortened format with a knockout bracket and no round-robin. Advisers said the length of closure necessary to make the measure work could be more than 16 weeks and would at this stage therefore not be feasible. - Organisers of the London Marathon are monitoring the situation but the April 26 event is scheduled to go ahead. The PM has also recommended all overseas school trips be cancelled while people over the age of 70 or those with pre-existing serious medical conditions have been told not to go on cruises. Sport continued to be hit by the coronavirus outbreak on Friday with more events cancelled and further individuals forced to self-isolate as the virus spreads. - The ATP has announced a six-week suspension of the men's professional tennis tour due to 'escalating health and safety issues' arising from the coronavirus outbreak. It is not thought the manager contracted the virus from the Greek side's owner, who has also tested positive, Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus, his club Chelsea said. 'In line with Government guidelines no other players are self-isolating at this stage but the club's USM training facility has been closed as a precaution and staff, including players, have been advised to stay away from all club sites until further notice. - Real Madrid players have been told to go into quarantine after a member of the club's basketball team tested positive for coronavirus. - All domestic sporting action in Italy - including Serie A matches - has been suspended until April 3. - Nascar announced it would be holding its race events in Atlanta (March 15) and Miami (March 22) without fans in attendance.