The pandemic is severely affecting the sports schedule around the world, but how is Africa responding?
Sports scheduling is being hit hard by the corona virus, with Formula 1, rugby, NHL and NBA among the disciplines and leagues calling off events or suspending competition until the spread and impact of covid-19 is controlled.
Football has not been untouched. Premier League fixtures have been suspended, with Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta diagnosed with the illness, while other leagues such as Major Leagues Soccer and Ligue 1 have been suspended. Read sports page