Premier League clubs Aston Villa and Brighton have donated hundreds of meals to local homeless charities after this weekend’s fixtures were postponed. Elite football in Britain was suspended on Friday until 3 April due to the spread of coronavirus. Food had already been prepared for supporter kiosks and hospitality lounges at games across the UK.
Football in France and Germany’s top-two divisions has been suspended immediately because of coronavirus. The German Football League (DFL) said there were “suspicions of a coronavirus infection in the vicinity of several clubs and their teams and that further infections cannot be ruled out”. The DFL recommended a Bundesliga 1 and 2 suspension until 2 April.
Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has said she wants to compete at the 200m at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The South African, 29, is not allowed to compete in events between 400m and a mile without taking testosterone-reducing drugs, following a rule change by governing body World Athletics.