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Coronavirus latest: What sporting action still took place on Tuesday?

Wetherby and Taunton both staged horse racing meetings behind closed doors.

The sporting programme around the globe continues to be decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some events which were able to take place on Tuesday.

Horse Racing

Global Fame (yellow) made the trip worthwhile for Fergal O'Brien
Global Fame (yellow) made the trip worthwhile for Fergal O'Brien (Mike Egerton/PA)

The last day of British horse racing until at least the end of April saw Wetherby and Taunton stage meetings behind closed doors.

Fergal O'Brien made the journey north to Wetherby from his Gloucestershire base and it was a successful one as Global Fame (8-13 favourite) landed the odds in the Racing TV-sponsored Novices' Hurdle.

Glencassley, trained by Charlie Longsdon and ridden by Aidan Coleman, won the closing bumper as the 9-4 favourite.


While the beautiful game has been put on hold across European nations, there were a handful of fixtures completed, mostly behind closed doors.

In Turkey's Super Lig, Goztepe beat Rizespor 2-0 at home, with goals from Berkan Emir and Stefano Napoleoni in front of empty stands.

In friendly matches, Karlstad beat fellow Swedish side Nordvarmland 4-2, Kalmar defeated Orebro 4-1, while in Russia Lipetsk and Zvezda Perm drew 1-1.

In the Bahrian Premier League, a late goal from Abdulla Abdo saw Al-Muharraq draw 1-1 at home against Al Riffa, who had taken an early lead through midfielder Mohamed Marhoon.

In Tanzania's Ligi Kuu Bara, it finished 0-0 between Tanzania Prisons and Mbao – who had a player sent off during stoppage time.


There was Super Ligi basketball action in Turkey as well , with Anadolu Efes beating Bursaspor 86-55.

Meanwhile, Temp Sumz Revda edged out Russian Super League leaders BC Samara 76-70.


Russia was able to host some live volleyball action on Tuesday
Russia was able to host some live volleyball action on Tuesday (Gareth Copley/PA)

Russia also played a Vysshaya Liga А volleyball match, which saw second place Orenburg beaten 3-1 at home by Iskra Odintsovo.

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