With Australia's -- and the world's -- sporting leagues all but at a standstill due to the ever-evolving situation involving the coronavirus COVID-19, we've compiled a list of rolling updates from the local competitions and codes Down Under.
The season was suspended following the conclusion of Round 1, with play to resume no earlier than May 31, 2020.
It has been labelled the "most serious threat to our game in 100 years" by AFL chief Gillon McLachlan.
The AFL is hoping for a complete season to be played; the competition has been reduced to a 17-round season and quarters were reduced to 16 minutes plus time on.
Clubs and the AFL have had to stand down up to 80 percent of their workers due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The AFL Players Association and the AFL finally agreed to a payment deal for the league's players, due to the lack of cashflow because of the pandemic.
Geelong coach Christ Scott has pledged to go without a salary during the lockout, in order to help Geelong stay afloat during these turbulent times.
Amid unprecedented financial uncertainty, the AFL secures a $600-million credit line from banks and declares all 18 clubs will survive the shutdown.
Project Apollo insist NRL will resume on May 28 - despite having their plans attacked by two key parties.
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg forced to resign, lifting a load of trouble off his shoulder.
The season was suspended at the end of Round 2, the move confirmed on March 23 with an open resumption date.
NRL and the RLPA are expected to finalise a 46 per cent cut in player wages.
NRL clubs will receive just $2.5 million each from the governing body to survive the coronavirus crisis should the season fail to resume this year.
NSWRL has cancelled nine lower tier and junior competitions. Leaving options open for park rugby league at this stage.
Season was suspended from Monday March 16 at the conclusion of Round 8.
Player's unions slams Rugby Australia over a vacuum of information ahead of pay discussions.
Ian Foster's first significant act as All Blacks coach has been to take a pay cut.
Rugby Australia's plan to create a revised Super Rugby domestic competition had to be shelved after the Federal Government tightened travel restrictions.
New Zealand Rugby's domestic plans were also suspended.
Australian Super Rugby players told not to train for two weeks with "modified" training to take place ahead of potential restart on May 1.
Rugby Australia have suspended their broadcast negotiations.
Raelene Castle in contact with Federal Government to communicate the game's precarious financial position.
RA and NZR turn attention to July international window and the possibility matches would not take place as scheduled.
NZ rugby players brace for pay cuts as NZR face dire a financial situation.
England coach Eddie Jones agreed to a 25 percent pay cut.
The A-League became the final Australian sporting domino to fall due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the competition postponed indefinitely on March 24.
The W-League, however, was able to complete its season just in time, with Melbourne City defeating Sydney FC in March 21's Grand Final.
On March 28, a Newcastle Jets player was the first professional footballer in Australia to test positive for the coronavirus.
In response to the crisis, Perth Glory owner Tony Sage stood down the entire A-League club's players and staff. The professional footballers' union is threatening legal action in response.
Despite the furore, ESPN's Stuart Randall says that football must seize this opportunity to reset in order to each it's true potential.
The Tokyo Olympics has been postponed for 12 months.
The Olympics have been canceled three times in the 124-year history of the modern Games -- all three instances were because of global conflict (1916, World War I; 1940 and 1944, World War II) -- but never before has a Games been pushed back a year.
Australian athletes who have qualified for the Olympics won't have to re-qualify for the postponed event.
A timeline detailing the lead-up to the postponement of the Olympics can be found here.
Season start delayed. Super Netball season was set to start May 2 but has been deferred and will not commence any earlier than June 30.
All training has been suspended
Super Netball League and Australian Netball Player's Association worked with clubs to help all inter-state and international players return home.
Players agree to a 70 percent pay cut for five weeks
The AFLW season was cancelled in the middle of its finals series, with no premiership awarded.
Australia's domestic Sheffield Shield was cancelled ahead of the final round, and finals. New South Wales, which was comfortably on top of the ladder at the time, was named premier.