The Chinese Professional Baseball League became the first sports league to allow fans to return to watch matches since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, with 1,000 spectators now allowed to attend a game.
Baseball and Softball
Bryce Harper, six times a Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star, has called for MLB players to be allowed to play at the Olympic Games.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari says he is "confident" an agreement will be reached with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the top league in Japan to be suspended during the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The United States softball team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will remain unchanged despite the postponement of the Games.
The Korea Baseball Organisation (KBO) League began its 2020 season with five games behind closed doors.
Argentina has been awarded the right to host the first-ever Under-23 Men's Softball World Cup in 2021.
A Houston Astros 2017 World Series ring was removed from auction after the team cited an agreement with the owner to buy the ring for $1 (£0.80/€0.92).
Hall of Fame member Jarrad Martin has been appointed as the head coach of New Zealand's under-18 men's softball team.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced the 2021 WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup will be postponed to 2023, with the organisation set to recognise the winners of the 2022 World Games softball competition as world champions.
More than 100 players, representing seven different clubs, took part in the first youth Baseball5 tournament ever held in Zambia.
Baseball Canada have cancelled 11 National Championships in August due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mexican Baseball League (LMB) President Horacio de la Vega outlined his vision for the competition for the next three years.
Taiwan has become the first country in the world to open its professional women's softball league season during the coronavirus pandemic.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has postponed the WBSC Men's Softball World Cup 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
South Korea and Italy have revealed the opening dates of their baseball and softball leagues for 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic.