The latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports worldwide:
Paris Saint-Germain donated 100,000 euros ($ 108,000) for action against hunger amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The money provides charity workers, helping those at risk, with protective equipment, such as surgical masks, glasses, gloves, aprons, gels and thermometers.
Parc des Princes has been operating as a support base for charity in the Greater Paris region.
PSG says the club's volunteers helped the charity team to "manufacture, assemble and store hygiene kits and health equipment for those most at risk". More than 2,000 people have benefited from hygiene and home use kits.
PSG president Nasser al-Khelaïfi said that "the institution's extensive work in many fields is more essential than ever".
Christian Purslow, chief executive of Aston Villa, says Premier League clubs still need to establish protocols to ensure a safe return to the game during the coronavirus pandemic.
The league is trying to find a way to resume in June, but group training sessions have not yet started.
Purslow told talkSPORT radio that "we haven't gotten to the crucial protocols related to playing football. Until we crack the code to make our great contact sports safe, the conversation we're having is hypothetical."
Aston Villa joined Brighton and West Ham in demonstrating public opposition to the current "Project Reset" plan, which would see all remaining games played in neutral stadiums.
Purslow says "we still have six games to play at home, so any Villa fan would agree that giving up that advantage is a massive decision for someone who runs Aston Villa and I certainly wouldn't agree with that unless the circumstances are right" .
Villa is in the penultimate place in the Premier League and two points behind security, with 10 games remaining.
German football could resume when Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with the governors of the country's 16 states.
The dpa news agency reports that the 15th and 22nd of May are being considered by the federal government as starting dates for the Bundesliga.
The league has introduced coronavirus testing at clubs and is eager to end the season by the end of June. This is when some player contracts expire.
The pressure to resume faced a reaction. There have been at least 11 positive tests from players and staff since testing began last week, and Hertha Berlin striker Salomon Kalou has been suspended after posting a video showing the social distance measures that are overlooked at the club.
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