Coronavirus live news: Spain wakes to more restrictive lockdown as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

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Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first death

A motorsport chief has revealed he suggested that his Red Bull team’s drivers should try to become infected with coronavirus as it is the “ideal time” with the season on hold.

The start of the 2020 F1 season has been decimated by the global pandemic, with the opening six races of the year either cancelled or postponed. As things stand, the first grand prix of a truncated season will be in Canada on 14 June but that will almost certainly change in the coming days.

The Tokyo Olympics will take place between 23 July 23 and 8 August next year, the International Olympic Committee has confirmed

The statement from the IOC which followed a meeting of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee.

Related: Tokyo Olympics to start in July 2021 after coronavirus rescheduling

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