Round-Up: F1 ‘will continue’ after a positive Covid-19 test, Top 14 season terminated, Team WE-Madame Figaro tie-up, PSL crisis, and more

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville. July 5th to 7th 2018

Formula One will not cancel a race this season even if a driver tests positive for Covid-19, series chief executive Chase Carey has said – BBC

Spain’s health ministry is considering whether to allow fans to return to football matches when the country’s professional leagues resume later this month – Straits Times/Reuters

France’s Top 14 rugby league has terminated its 2019-20 season – Channel News Asia/AFP

Fifa said football competition organisers should use “common sense” when dealing with players who display messages of support for the ongoing protests in the US over the death of George Floyd. Fifa regulations bar players from showing “political, religious or personal slogans, statements or images” on their kit – Channel News Asia/Reuters

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven has denied media reports that it is looking to offload its Olympics and Cricket Australia media rights as cost-cutting measures. Australian newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported that rival commercial broadcaster Ten was in the running to pick up the Olympics rights – B&T

Australian car brand Holden has confirmed it is quitting the Supercars series at the end of 2020. Holden’s owner General Motors announced in February it was scrapping the brand at the end of this year. Eight of the 13 teams in Supercars use Holden Commodore cars, and the brand has a factory partnership with the Red Bull Holden Racing team – Channel News Asia/Reuters

Chinese esports organisation Team WE and French fashion magazine brand Madame Figaro have agreed a partnership to “explore possibilities in esports fashion” – Scoregg

Chinese jobs website and digital HR services company 51job has become an official partner of the country’s national table tennis team – SportsMoney.cn

Twelve major sports events hosted in Shanghai last year generated “direct consumption” of more than $400m (€357m), according to a report from the Shanghai Administration of Sports and the Shanghai University of Sport. The events included the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament, the Formula One grand prix, and Shanghai International Marathon – Xinhua

Japanese rugby union team the Sunwolves may still have a future after leaving the Super Rugby series, although it is not yet clear what that might be, its chief executive Yuji Watase has said – Japan Today

Japanese car firm Toyota is donating its last Formula One car, which featured in 2009, to a motorsport auction to raise money for the fight against Covid-19 – Motorsport.com

Former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has said the Pakistan Super League T20 tournament is facing an economic crisis. Akhtar said the tournament is unlikely to take place until 2022, and some team owners are looking to sell their teams – Outlook India