Sports status report amid coronavirus pandemic
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In the wake of the coronavirus health crisis, it's difficult to stay on top of what sports leagues and events are canceled or postponed. So, let us take care of that. Below is a rolling guide of the status of every major league covered in theScore app.

Last updated: April 7, 2020


PGA Tour
Status: The PGA Tour has canceled events through May 10. The PGA Championship, scheduled for May 14-17, has been postponed and will be played Aug. 6-9. The U.S. Open, scheduled for June 18-21, has been moved to Sept. 17-20 at Winged Foot. The R&A officially canceled the 2020 Open Championship, making it the first event to be canceled rather than postponed. The tournament will remain at Royal St. George's in 2021. The PGA Tour announced its full revised schedule on April 6, headlined by The Masters, slated for Nov. 9-12, and the Ryder Cup, which is proceeding as scheduled at the end of September.

European Tour
Status: The EPGA postponed events through most of May. The next scheduled event is May 28.

Status: The LPGA Tour postponed events through mid-May. The next scheduled event begins May 14.


Tokyo 2020
Status: The Olympics are officially rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 of 2021 - almost exactly one year after they were initially slated to begin. The need to protect the health and safety of athletes and organizers, and a desire not to upend the global sports calendar were cited as reasons for the new dates. Following the decision, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said, "Humankind currently finds itself in a dark tunnel. These Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 can be a light at the end of this tunnel."


NCAA Men's Basketball
Status: The 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled, and athletes were not granted an extra year of eligibility.

NCAA Women's Basketball
Status: The 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled, and athletes were not granted an extra year of eligibility.

NBA Basketball
Status: The NBA's season is suspended until further notice.

WNBA Basketball
Status: The WNBA has postponed the start of training camp and the beginning of the regular season until further notice.


MLB Baseball
Status: MLB and the MLBPA have approved a new labor agreement for the 2020 season. Both sides have agreed the season will not begin until travel restrictions are lifted and medical experts decide games will not pose any risk to players or fans. Players are willing to consider playing at neutral sites or in empty stadiums if bans on mass gatherings remain in place.


NHL Hockey
Status: The NHL season is officially on pause, and the league announced March 25 the postponement of the draft, combine, and annual awards show. Details on revised dates will be announced when they're finalized.


UEFA Champions League
Status: UEFA has postponed the Champions League "until further notice."

UEFA Europa League
Status: UEFA has postponed the Europa League "until further notice."

English Premier League
Status: England's top flight will not resume play at the beginning of May as originally planned. The league will not return to action until "it is safe and appropriate to do so."

La Liga
Status: La Liga suspended play indefinitely. The league will not resume until the Spanish government gives approval.

Status: All Bundesliga fixtures are postponed until April 30.

Serie A
Status: All sporting events in Italy are suspended. The country's government-imposed lockdown has been extended until April 13.

Ligue 1
Status: Play in Ligue 1 is suspended indefinitely.

Major League Soccer
Status: Play in MLS is postponed in accordance with the CDC's March 15 recommendation that events of 50 or more people are to be restricted for eight weeks. The league remains focused on playing the entire 2020 season and could stage the MLS Cup in December.

Euro 2020
Status: The tournament is postponed until 2021. Originally scheduled to begin June 12, 2020, the new dates are expected to be June 11-July 11, 2021. The Euro 2020 qualifying playoffs have been postponed "until further notice."

Copa America 2020
Status: The tournament is postponed to June 11-July 11, 2021.


Formula 1
Status: F1 postponed the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, delaying the start of the 2020 season until at least mid-June. Eight races have now been either postponed or canceled. F1 CEO Chase Casey expects to start the season at some point during the summer, with 15-18 races.

Status: NASCAR postponed all race events through May 3, though it intends to hold all 36 races this season depending on how the coronavirus situation develops.


NFL Football
Status: The April 23-25 draft will proceed in Las Vegas, but all public events are canceled and teams will draft from remote locations. The league is exploring innovative ways to televise the draft, and more information is expected in the coming weeks.

XFL Football
Status: The XFL canceled the remainder of its 2020 season. The league plans to return in 2021.

NCAA Football
Status: All team activities suspended:

  • ACC: Conference-wide
  • Big Ten: Conference-wide (until April 6)
  • Big 12: Baylor (until March 23)
  • Independent: Notre Dame
  • MAC: Conference-wide
  • Pac-12: Conference-wide (until March 29)
  • SEC: Conference-wide (until April 15)

Spring games also canceled:

  • ACC: Conference-wide
  • Big Ten: Conference-wide (until April 6)
  • Independents: Notre Dame
  • AAC: Cincinnati
  • MAC: Conference-wide
  • Pac-12: Conference-wide (until March 29)
  • SEC: Conference-wide

CFL Football
Status: The league postponed the start of the regular season until July at the earliest.

Combat Sports

Status: The UFC postponed its next three events, through April 11. UFC 249 remains scheduled as planned for April 18. Bellator postponed all events through May 29.

Status: All combat sports events in California are canceled through the end of March. Fifteen boxing cards were canceled across North America and Top Rank postponed all events through April, as well as the third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder that was originally scheduled for July 18. Anthony Joshua's title defense versus Kubrat Pulev has been postponed from its original date of June 20. However, the status of many future fights remains in flux.

Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby
Status: The race originally scheduled for early May is postponed until Sept. 5.

Preakness Stakes

Status: The race originally scheduled for May 16 has been postponed. No makeup date has been announced yet as organizers attempt to find a new day.


ATP, WTA Tennis
Status: The main board of the All England Lawn Tennis Club canceled Wimbledon due to the coronavirus pandemic. The professional tennis season is suspended through July 13, 2020.

Sports status report amid coronavirus pandemic
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