A list of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to 2021 and other major events to be disrupted include European Championship soccer and the English Premier League, Wimbledon and the ATP and WTA tours. The NBA is suspended, the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia are postponed to later in the year, the first 10 Formula One races are off, and the Masters has been moved to November. Six Nations rugby is in limbo, and the London and Boston Marathons postponed. The World Cup skiing finals and world figure skating championships have been canceled.

The designated hitter debate has raged since 1973. That's the first time the DH was used by Major League Baseball in a regular-season game. A lot of National League fans can't stand the rule. They say it takes away from the purity of the sport. Many American League fans take the opposite view. They say it's better to see top batters hit rather than watching pitchers flail away at the plate. Both leagues could be playing by the same rules this year under a proposal by MLB owners for the virus-delayed season to have the National League use the DH on a full-time basis, just like the AL.

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

The White House is requiring everyone who enters the West Wing to wear a mask or face covering after coronavirus scares near President Donald Trump, spotlighting the challenge Trump faces in instilling confidence in a nation reeling from the pandemic.

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball owners have given the go-ahead to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks withou…