In an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus, almost every live sports across the globe has come to a standstill – besides pro poker and e-sports.
While some athletes have taken to a strict diet and exercise regime, others have newfound TikTok fame in self-isolation.
South Sydney winger Alex Johnston's reaction to the NRL suspension has since gone viral, as has Raiders star Nick Cotric's, who decided a good way to deal with the news was to sulk in the shower – in his full Raiders kit.
The NRL was suspended indefinitely on Monday as the coronavirus pandemic continued to worsen globally. It was one of the last sporting codes in Australia to pull the pin before the FFA officially announced their decision to postpone the season on Tuesday.
Similar to Josh Addo-Carr, Latrell Mitchell has taken to the TikTok life in fashion, showing off his dancing skills as well as some crafty footwork. Souths star James Roberts has also been documenting a switch to the tool for the Souths pair who have put up a fence at Mitchell's farm.
Daniel Ricciardo has also taken to the farming life, with a video of the F1 driver singing while driving a tractor on his family's farm in Western Australia reaching a quarter of a million views on Instagram.
Usain Bolt and Matildas and Arsenal star Caitlin Foord both shared their participation in the #10touchchallenge, which involves playing keep-ups with a toilet roll. Chelsea star Samantha Kerr and girlfriend Nikki Stanton, a midfielder for the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL, also showed off their moves on TikTok while in isolation.
Others athletes decided on a code switch while making sure they are also following social distancing rules.
With the professional tennis calendar in flux as a result of COVID-19, Ashleigh Barty decided to swap out the tennis court for the golf course.
David Warner switched to a tennis racquet to hone his catching skills at home.
Following Warner's lead, Thunder star Gurinder Sandhu decided to use a recycling bin for bicep curls to keep fit in the interim – or "bin curls" as he has named them.
English cricket Ian Bell also tried his hand at the toilet roll challenge, integrating loo roll strikes with his "at-home training".
The question is, how much longer will fans have to get by with social media being the only way to see their favourite players?
For the NRL, the governing body is working on a number of competition structures that revolve around the season returning as early as June 1 and as late as September 1. The AFL has been suspended until May 31, as has Super Netball.
A call is set to be made on Wimbledon shortly, while the Olympics has been postponed to 2021.
As for basketball, the NBL handed the 2019-20 title to the Perth Wildcats after three games of their best of five finals, with the US NBA season suspended indefinitely.
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