Coronavirus cancellations and reactions in sports

The math behind the NBA's playoff push (3:15)

Maria Taylor breaks down how the NBA will conduct the eight-game sprint to close out the regular season and determine final playoff positioning. (3:15)

As the coronavirus spread around the globe in recent months, tournaments, games and other sporting events were canceled, and others modified.

Here's the latest on how the coronavirus is affecting sports in the U.S. and around the world:


An NFL Players Association source said Friday that the union's board of player representatives had voted to recommend scrapping all 2020 preseason games.


The NBA announced the schedule Saturday for scrimmages at the Walt Disney World Resort, with 33 games set for between July 22 and July 28.


Spring training 2.0 ... or summer camp? No matter what you call it, baseball's road back to the field has begun.


Nearly four months after Major League Soccer shut down on March 12, the MLS is Back Tournament gets underway Wednesday in Orlando, Florida.

Lisbon will host this season's Champions League final on Aug. 23 after UEFA confirmed that the final stages of the 2019-20 competition will be held in the Portuguese capital rather than Istanbul.

The Bundesliga became the first of Europe's major soccer leagues to resume playing on May 16. La Liga returned on June 11, the Premier League on June 17 and Serie A on June 20.

Paris Saint-Germain were declared Ligue 1 champions after the Professional Football League (LFP) in France confirmed that the 2019-20 Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 seasons had been ended.


The Power 5 conference leaders have told ESPN they still aren't ready to make any major changes to the sport's calendar, instead targeting the end of July to determine if the season can start on time.


The NHL and NHLPA have finalized the protocols for the season to resume this summer in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta.


The PGA of America has made it official, postponing the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup for a year.


The Summer Games in Tokyo have been postponed -- organizers said the opening ceremony will now take place on July 23, 2021.


The Tour de France has been postponed -- it is now due to start on Aug. 29.


The United States Tennis Association is moving ahead with its plans to play the US Open in its projected time frame, starting on Aug. 31.

Wimbledon was canceled for the first time since World War II. The French Open has been postponed and is now scheduled to run from Sept. 20 to Oct. 4.

Horse racing

The 146th Kentucky Derby has been moved from May 2 to Sept. 5. The 145th Preakness Stakes has been rescheduled for Oct. 3.