Joseph Parker: The heavyweight isolation sensation
How is horse racing coping amidst the coronavirus pandemic? On Saturday Tiger Roll should have been aiming to win a third Grand National in a row but the race was called off last month. The BBC's racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght and the Grand National winning trainer Lucinda Russell joined us to share their feelings on the morning the race should have gone ahead and to discuss how the sport is coping in the absence of racing.
Travails on the Tennis Tour: In the week that Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since the second world war we spoke to world number 375 Sofia Shapatava about the realities of life below the elite level. She tells us lower ranked players are struggling to pay their rent and essential bills and how she has started a petition asking the sport's authorities to provide players with financial support.
From carrying clubs to carrying parcels: European tour Caddie Oliver Briggs is stranded at his parents house in England due to the coronavirus lockdown. He told us about missing life on the golf circuit, how he's taken a job as a part time delivery driver and his fears that if golf doesn't return soon some caddies will have to leave the sport for good.
From Iron Bars to Iron Man: John McAvoy was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 24 for armed robbery. In prison, he turned his life around, to the point where he broke two world records for indoor rowing. Since gaining his freedom he's become a professional sportsman, taking on the Iron Man Triathlon series and through his foundation he’s spoken to thousands of young people, using his story of rehabilitation to change lives for the better.
Lockdown singalong: Former Heavyweight world boxing champion Joseph Parker joined us from his home in New Zealand to discuss the success of his social media videos. His version of "build me up buttercup" features Tyson Fury and Michael Buffer and his latest effort is a spoof of the theme tune to popular soap opera "Neighbours".
Sporting Witness: This week we went back to 1991 and a moment that stunned the world of professional rodeo when Jonathon Holloway hit the first ever perfect score of 100 points.
Picture: Joseph Parker during a press conference, at Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel, ahead of his Heavyweight contest with Dillian Whyte. (Getty Images)
What next for the Olympics?
Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics moves by a year - what happens next? We devote the first half of the programme to an in-depth look at this week's decision to postpone Tokyo 2020 by a year. We cross to Japan's capital city to hear how the decision has been received and to discuss the challenges they face in staging a delayed games. Canada's double Olympic champion, Rosie MacLennan, tells us postponement rather than cancellation was the right thing to do but admits it will spell the end for a number of people's Olympic Dreams. We chat to multiple Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead and the BBC's athletics commentator Ed Harry.
No Formula 1, No Problem - The first EIGHT races of the 2020 Formula 1 season have now either been cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus pandemic. To get around a lack of racing some of the sports' drivers have been taking part in online racing in the F1 Esports Series. We speak to McLaren driver Lando Norris on "crashing" in Bahrain, his friendship with Max Verstappen and how he's self-isolating at home.
Don't call me Mr, call me Carlo - Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti called a vulnerable fan this week as part of the club's drive to help people cope during the coronavirus pandemic. They ended up chatting about football, nextflix and family. Mark Cruise tells us all about what it was like to get a call from the man he calls Mr Ancelotti.
We hear from England and Lyon defender Lucy Bronze after she won the BBC's Women's Footballer of the Year award for the second time and we talk to BBC's Sarah Mulkerrins on how the coronavirus pandemic is hitting women's football.
Sporting Witness - this week we go back to March 1982 when Julie Moss crawled over the finish line at the IronMan World Championship in Hawaii. She was a remarkable second in her first competitive race.
Picture:A man wearing a face mask walks before the logo of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games displayed on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building in Tokyo on March 24, 2020 (Getty Images)
Coronavirus: Living in lockdown
After another week of sporting event cancellations, we bring you the latest on the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on global sport. This week we discuss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and how Formula 1 has been effected. We take a look at how the crisis is having an impact on the NBA, where players are being tested for the virus without struggle, in stark comparison to the American public.
Also this week we talk to former international New Zealand netballer Catherine Latu, who is trapped under lockdown in Italy. Together with her husband, Jimmy, who plays for Italy’s national rugby union side and their baby son Bash. We speak to Catherine about the realities of life under lockdown.
Plus we hear from Fifpro on how footballers across the world are being affected and speak to Hull KR owner Neil Hudgell on the future of Rugby League. And we reflect on the new AFL season in Autsralia which got underway behind closed doors this week, with public opinion split due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Photo: A man with a protective mask during the Serie A match between Parma Calcio and SPAL in Italy which was played behind closed doors (Getty Images).
Coronavirus: The sporting world shuts down
This week the International Sporting Calendar has been decimated by the Coronovirus. From Basketball in the United States to Cricket in India to Formula One in Australia and everything in between. All cancelled or postponed. So as the world battens down the hatches on Sportshour we look at the sporting impact financially and socially.
We hear from Australian cyclist Nathan Haas who was tested negative for Coronavirus but was in quarantine for a week. He tells us what it was like and how he kept himself occupied. He also tells us about how he will be preparing for the Tour De France and the Olympics.
Also this week we meet two of six African American Women who represent the USA in the sevens version of the game and will be doing so in Tokyo later this year.
Photo: Wolverhampton Wanderer's’ trip to Olympiacos where they played behind closed doors (Credit: Getty images)
Plus we hear from Bethany Hamilton who was attacked by a shark when she was thirteen. One month later she returned to the sport she loved.... Surfing. Seventeen years later she tells us all about her latest adventures and dreams for the future.
Managing Coronavirus and an extraordinary marathon debut
As sporting events are cancelled and postponed because of Coronavirus we assess the possible effect on athletes with sport researchers Lauren Keaney and Dr Deb Dulson from the Auckland University of Technology.
After cancelling their racing activities for two weeks Dr Serge Niamke, head of Astana Cycling's medical team, tells us if the Olympics, Giro d'Italia or Tour de France were next week he would be advising his athletes not to compete.
Australian Paralympic Wheelchair racer Madison de Rozario tells us what it means to have a doll created in her likeness as part of Barbie's 'Shero' series.
Former Two-weight world champion boxer Carl Frampton opens up about his sliding doors moment, his hopes the sport can help young offenders in his hometown take a new path and why a 'massive funeral' is pushing him to win a title in a third weight division.
USA's Molly Seidel tells us how turning down professional contracts and taking time away from competitive running helped her qualify for the Olympics in her first marathon.
We hear how David Ayres came to make his NHL debut at 42 as an emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes after both of their goalies got injured.
And Sporting Witness takes us back 25 years to when Colin McRae cemented his place in Motorsport history by becoming the youngest World Rally Champion.
Credit: A man wearing a face mask walks past the Tokyo Dome, as a growing number of sporting events have been cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus. (Photo: Getty Images)