Almost every sporting event, large or small, was canceled, postponed or postponed the coronavirus pandemic. The question that no one really knows the answer to is when the games will return.
Here’s where things stand with many of the top sports (last updated on Monday, April 27th).
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The summer games were postponed by a year until July 23, 2021. The Paralympics were also postponed to August 24, 2021.
The league said it was considering starting the season in May, including with all teams playing in Arizona.
The N.F.L. benefited from the calendar. With the first regular season game on September 10, hopes are high that the season can still take place.
The draft of the league from April 23 to 25 was a TV event without viewers.
The Canadian Football League has postponed its season from its scheduled start on June 11th.
The N.B.A. suspended his season on March 11 with teams that played 63 to 67 games from the 82-game season. There is no set date for a resumption.
The league announced to its franchisees on April 27 that it was targeting May 8 at the earliest to allow teams to open their practice facilities on a very limited basis – but only in states where restrictions on the Stay at home were relaxed.
The W.N.B.A. The season, which is scheduled to start on May 15, has also been postponed, although the design was on April 17 as planned.
The N.C.A.A. On March 12, the sport was discontinued, which meant that winter sports did not end and spring sports hardly started.
This included the Division I basketball tournaments for men and women biggest source of income for the organisation.
College football is still planned for fall.
Major League Soccer ended its season on March 12 after each team played two games. The league said it was “extremely unlikely” that it would be back in mid-May as planned.
The German Bundesliga was well on the way to returning as the first major league. Players in the top two divisions returned to training and the manager of the league said He hoped to be able to play sometime in May.
The National Women’s Football League postponed the start of its regular season, which was originally scheduled to start on April 18.
The major event of the summer, the Euro 2020, which is to take place at several locations from June, has been postponed by one year. As a result, the women’s event scheduled for England in 2021 has been postponed to 2022.
The men’s world championship is scheduled to take place next in 2022. Qualifying tournaments in some parts of the world have already been postponed.
The N.H.L. The season was interrupted on March 12, with each team playing approximately 70 regular season games with 82 games. The design of the league, scheduled for June 26-27 in Montreal, has been postponed along with the design of the scouting combine and draft lottery.
The world championship planned for May in Switzerland was canceled.
The French Open has been moved from its usual May date to September 20th. Wimbledon is scheduled to start in late June. was canceled For the first time since World War II. The United States Open, which was scheduled for August 31 through September 13, was not yet complete, although the organizers said they would consider all options.
The PGA Tour stopped their events after the first round of the championship on March 12th. The British Open in July was canceled and the other three majors were postponed: The P.G.A. The championship begins on August 6, the United States Open on September 17, and the Masters on November 12. The PGA tour had announced to return June 11th with a tournament in Texas.
The L.P.G.A., which had planned several early tournaments in Asia where the pandemic started, canceled its events in February.
The Ryder Cup is scheduled for September in Wisconsin. A few minor league tours in the USA went on.
NASCAR held its last race on March 8th. The IndyCar series did not start at all and the Indianapolis 500 was postponed from its traditional Memorial Day weekend to August. The Formula 1 season has also not started and the races have been postponed or canceled on a rolling basis.
Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, said he hoped mixed martial arts would be one of the first sports after the break, adding that some future fights could take place on an unknown private island.
After canceling three cards, the U.F.C. pushed to a 12-fight map on April 18, causing the U.F.C. 249 event from Brooklyn after a tribal casino near Fresno, California. But his struggles have been postponed after objections by elected officials and a request from his broadcast partner ESPN and the parent company of ESPN, Disney.
The Boston marathon was postponed from the original April to September 14 and the London marathon to October 4.
The Kentucky Derby has been postponed from the classic first Saturday in May to the first Saturday in September. The preakness, which usually took place two weeks later, has been postponed. The Belmont, usually the third leg of the Triple Crown, is scheduled for June 6th.
Some tracks have remained open and players are betting on smaller races.
To go biking
The professional bike tour stopped its season on March 24th. The Tour de France has postponed its start from June 27th to August 29th.