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Round-Up: EPL positive tests, Swiss A-G impeachment proceedings, Pakistan’s ‘bio-secure’ England tour, ANOC funding, and more

A detailed view of the match ball prior to the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester City (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

There have been six positive Covid-19 tests from English Premier League players or club staff after the league’s first phase of testing – Sky Sports

Switzerland’s attorney general Michael Lauber is facing impeachment proceedings over his handling of a probe into corruption at Fifa – SuperSport

Organisers of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar say they are working to ensure the event is “affordable” for fans, in light of the economic downturn under the Covid-19 pandemic – Channel News Asia/Reuters

Korean football’s K League has imposed a KRW100m ($81,000/€74,000) fine on FC Seoul for the club’s use of sex dolls to fill empty seats at its stadium during a match last week – Channel News Asia/Reuters

Japan’s National High School Baseball Championship this summer has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The event is a major fixture in the country’s sports calendar, is covered live by national broadcaster NHK, and has been the launchpad for the careers of many baseball stars – Kyodo News

The Korea Baseball Organisation is working with the country’s sports ministry and public health officials to figure out when fans can be allowed back into its stadiums. The league is hoping to be able to do this in early June – Yonhap News Agency

The Pakistan cricket team is aiming to tour England in July and August inside a ‘bio-secure’ bubble. The tour is set to comprise three test matches and three Twenty20 matches, all to be played behind closed doors. Reports in UK media suggested the matches would be played in cricket grounds in Manchester and Southampton, which have on-site hotels – Channel News Asia/Reuters

Fiba said none of its 3×3 competitions will take place before August this year at the earliest. As a result, two Olympic qualifying tournaments have been postponed from this year until 2021, and several events have been cancelled. The cancelled events are: the World Tour events in Prague, Lausanne, Los Angeles, Nanjing; the U23 Nations League; qualifiers to Zone Cups; and the U17 Zone Cups including qualifiers – Fiba

Indian Super League team Kerala Blasters is asking players to take pay cuts amid a financial restructure. This has been reported to be factor in the departure from the club of popular Indian international Sandesh Jhingan – Scroll.in

The Association of National Olympic Committees said it is providing additional funding to its 206 members to help them through the Covid-19 downturn – Anoc

The Association of Tennis Professionals has agreed partnerships with emotional welfare service Sporting Chance and meditation app Headspace, to provide help for players and staff with their mental health during the Covid-19 shutdown. Earlier this month, the ATP announced a two-year partnership to give free access for players to online education platform Coursera – Channel News Asia/Reuters