17 April: Where’s the action?
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.
This will ensure our readers have a regularly updated roster of the sporting events happening that day. A full table of the day's action can be found at the bottom of the page.
China's Professional Baseball Leagues and its reserves both play today (17 April).
Tajikistan's Northern Cup continues, the only basketball taking place in the next 24 hours.
Today's (remote) darts schedule expands slightly, with the Icons of Darts Live League, A Night at the Darts and the Professional Darts Corporation's Home Tour all taking place.
Belarus as been one of the only European leagues to be unaffected by Covid-19 to date, and it's the only country in which professional football is being played today. The countrys' Premier League, League 1, Second League and Reserve League all play.
As usual, Flordia's Naples Fort Myers is the only track outside of Australia to hold racing today.
Alongside activity at a number of US and Australian tracks, Friday also brings racing from Kawasaki in Japan, at three tracks in Sweden, and for the first time, in Macau.
The short form version of Russia's Liga Pro continues, as does Belarus' Minsk Championship.
Armenia is the new addition to the table tennis schedule, with the ITT Cup League. It joins the Czech Republic's TT Star Series, Russia's Liga Pro and Ukraine's Sekta and Win Cups.
The Russian Liga Pro for tennis brings today's round up to a close.
This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and all events are subject to change.
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We now supply data and technical services to the majority of the top tier bookmakers and platform providers in the UK, along with many of the biggest media corporations and development firms across the world. We have a stellar reputation for delivering top quality data and are always on hand to support customers, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.