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McGregor supports NRL Magic Round idea

Paul McGregor has thrown his support behind the Magic-Round style concept that could keep the NRL season alive in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

Cam Smith calls for NRL to be suspended

Cameron Smith has called for the NRL to be suspended for a few weeks, claiming he and his Melbourne teammates are concerned for their families' health.

NRL urges govt help to avoid 'catastrophe'

The NRL will push for special consideration from the Australian government to test players for coronavirus while the game faces a "catastrophic" demise if it's forced to suspend the competition.

Coronavirus shuts all French ski resorts

All French ski resorts are closing on Sunday and will not reopen for the rest of the season as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, ski resort operators say, dealing...

AFL, NRL continue despite virus outbreak

Australia's biggest sporting competitions, the AFL and NRL, are pushing on with their seasons despite the coronavirus outbreak shutting down leagues and events across the world.

Lockdowns, entry bans to fight virus

France and Spain have imposed lockdowns, Australia has ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners, and Argentina and El Salvador have extended entry bans as the world seeks to contain the coronavirus.