PARIS — The iconic Monaco Grand Prix was added Thursday to a growing list of Formula One races to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The first seven races of the Formula One season have now been postponed, with Netherlands and Spain joining Monaco as the latest to be called off.

F1’s showcase race was scheduled for May 24 in the tiny principality on the Mediterranean coast between France and Italy.

The Dutch GP was set to return to its re-vamped Zandvoort track outside Amsterdam to host an F1 race on May 3, and for the first time since

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The UFC has confirmed it is going ahead with its Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson title fight in April.

UFC 249 was originally scheduled for April 18 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The mixed martial arts promotion says the lightweight fight will be moved elsewhere in accordance with guidance issued by the New York State Athletic Commission and state restrictions on large public gatherings.

The UFC says location and venue for the 155-pound showdown will be announced later.

UFC fight cards in London, Portland, Ore., and Columbus, Ohio, have been postponed in recent days. A show in Brazil last … Read More

Adam Hadwin was about to go to sleep when he got a text message from a PGA Tour official informing him that The Players Championship had been cancelled. The 32-year-old from Moose Jaw, Sask., was T-22 through Round 1.

Since that last round on Thursday March 12, the Tour has announced players won’t be teeing it up in an official capacity until mid-May, at the earliest. The Masters, April’s staple, has been moved back to a date yet to be announced.

Hadwin, a one-time winner on Tour who’s ranked 55th in the world, is now relaxing at home in Wichita,

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Thomas Bach was accused of being “tone deaf” by a four-time Olympic champion, over his attitude towards Tokyo 2020 and coronavirus.

Olympics chief Thomas Bach was urged to call off Tokyo 2020 as his response to the global coronavirus crisis was described as “tone deaf”.

British Olympic great Matthew Pinsent, a four-time rowing gold medallist from the 1992 Barcelona Games to Athens in 2004, said Bach had misjudged the reality of the situation.

The International Olympic Committee, on whose athletes’ commission Pinsent once sat, is pushing ahead with plans to stage the Games in Japan on its original schedule –

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NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints opened free agency by bringing back a former defensive leader that they’ve long regretted letting go.

Veteran free agent safety Malcolm Jenkins agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract with the Saints, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced.

Jenkins, 32, returns to the team that made him a first-round draft choice out of Ohio State in 2009. He has played 11 NFL seasons — his first five with the Saints and past six

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All members of the Oklahoma City Thunder, both players and staff, who were tested for COVID-19 have received negative results, the team announced on Wednesday.

The Thunder’s most recent game was slated to be against the Utah Jazz against March 11, but was postponed after the Jazz learned Rudy Gobert had tested positive for COVID-19. Donovan Mitchell, Gobert’s teammate, also subsequently tested positive. Both players have since said their recovery is going well.

Oklahoma City consulted with infectious disease experts following the game to determine which players and staff would be in need of COVID-19 testing based on

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TORONTO — The new normal for Toronto FC players includes working out at home — connected via video conferencing — with the MLS club setting up a meal delivery service.

The Major League Soccer club’s $21-million training facility in north Toronto has essentially stood empty since the league suspended play last Thursday for 30 days due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Club employees, including team president Bill Manning, are working from home. Security and the facility’s two building managers, who have supervised a top-to-bottom cleaning and disinfecting, have been the only people on site.

“The last thing we’re worried about is

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It is, whether or not it is to your taste, one of the biggest sports stories of the 21st Century: the invention of a new game from scratch, and its progression from the fringes to the mainstream.

When mixed martial arts first appeared it was as a kind of kids’ fantasy tough-man contest – what would happen if you put a great judoka against a sumo wrestler, or a bar-brawler versus a karate master, without any rules to rein them in?

The first Ultimate Fighting Championship was a pay-per-view curiosity, and it was not for the faint of heart. In

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