Manchester United's Europa League last 16, first leg away to LASK Linz in Austria is one of five matches in the competition set to be played behind closed doors.
Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will remain in pre-trial detention in Paraguay after being refused bail or house arrest on accusations of entering the country with a fake passport.
Bahrain's Formula 1 Grand Prix scheduled for March 20-22 will be held without spectators, the organisers said on Sunday in the latest sporting event to be hit by measures to contain the coronavirus.
The ATP and WTA tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California, has been cancelled over fears surrounding the new coronavirus outbreak.
Basketball superstar LeBron James said on Friday that he won't play if his Los Angeles Lakers have to hold games behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Katy Perry on Saturday met the Indian cricket team at the Melbourne Cricket Ground where they would face Australia in the much-anticipated final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.
There was no goodbye tournament, no last moment in the spotlight, for someone so used to garnering so much attention for so long, with or without a racket in hand.
A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organisers are going ahead as planned with the Tokyo Olympics.
Dhoni is expected to make a comeback to the cricket field in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League where he will lead the Chennai Super Kings.
Srinivas Gowda, the Kambala star who gained international recognition overnight, has refused to take part in a track and field trial hosted by the Indian Sports Ministry.
Harry Gregg - hailed as a hero for saving lives in the air crash which killed eight of Manchester United's 'Busby Babes' in Munich - has died at the age of 87.
Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up wearing the Lakers colours - purple and yellow - at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Fresno, California, in a special prayer meeting for basketball great Kobe Bryant.
Tokyo Olympic organisers held a dummy run for the torch relay as fears over the coronavirus epidemic continue to cast a dark shadow over preparations for this summer's Games.
While some basketball purists are sceptical about this year's new format for the NBA All-Star Game, the changes have curiosity brewing within the betting industry.