18 May: Where's the action?

18 May 2020

iGB, in partnership with sports data specialist Abelson Info, is providing an updated list of the sporting events taking place each weekday throughout the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Ukraine's Masters Cup kicks off the first round-up of the week starting 18 May.

China's Professional Baseball League Reserves and the South Korean Baseball Championship are the only baseball competitions playing in the next 24 hours. 

Cameroon's Championnat National is in action.

A trio of remote leagues - the Icons of Darts Live League, PDC Home Tour and the Remote League - are all playing. 

Germany's Bundesliga became the first major football league to resume following a Covid-19 enforced shutdown, and it continues today (18 May) with Werder Bremen playing Bayer Leverkusen. Also in action is the Turkmenistan Premier and Youth Leagues, while a number of club friendlies are taking place. 

Golf shifts to Flordia, with the first round of the Minor League Golf Tour at that state's Melreese Country Club. The West Florida Tour also plays its Laurel Oak Spring Classic.

Dog racing takes place at 13 tracks in Australia, two in New Zealand and three in the US.

Horse Racing
There is action at 11 Australian tracks, but the schedule is becoming increasingly diverse, with racing resuming in a number of countries. Today tracks in Brazil, Denmark, France, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Uruguay and the US are all holding events.

Ice Hockey
The only action available is short form, in Russia's Comet Division. 

Table Tennis
Table tennis leagues and cup competitions are in action in Armenia, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Russia and the Ukraine.

The Belarus Masters League; Russia's Liga Pro and Spring Tour; and the US-based International Tennis Series and women's Exo-Tennis Series all have fixtures scheduled for today.

Russia's women's Liberty League and the men's Liga Pro are both in action.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and all events are subject to change.

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