A surge in Covid-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant has wreaked havoc on the weekend’s sporting fixtures.
In football, six Premier League games from this weekend’s 10-match fixture list have been called off with 10 in total postponed over the past week.
Nineteen fixtures due to be played across all three divisions of the English Football League on Saturday have been postponed.
Three games in the Women’s Super League on Sunday have also been called off.
In rugby union, 47 players from nine different Premiership clubs tested positive for Covid-19, up from just two the previous week.
France’s new travel rules have caused the postponement of seven European rugby matches due to be played between French and British teams this weekend.
In tennis, the Battle of the Brits – an exhibition organised by Jamie Murray and featuring Andy Murray set to take place in Aberdeen on 21 and 22 December – has been postponed.
And in the United States, three NFL games have been postponed after Covid outbreaks.
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