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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Denny Hamlin, left, leads the pack at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series championship auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla. NASCAR and IndyCar have each called off their races this weekend. NASCAR was scheduled to run Sunday at At…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey's trademark phrase “All right, all right, all right,” commanded drivers to start their, uh, simulators.

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FILE - In this March 25, 2020, file, photo, officials light a lantern from the Olympic Flame at the end of a flame display ceremony in Iwaki, northern Japan. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring coun…

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FILE - In this March 28, 2020, file, photo, a man walks at empty Ginza station underpass in Tokyo Saturday, March 28, 2020. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have bee…

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FILE - In this March 28, 2020, file, photo, a woman stands at empty Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Saturday, March 28, 2020. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have …

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FILE - In this March 28, 2020, file, photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bites his lips during his speech about the coronavirus situation in Japan at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections co…

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FILE - In this March 27, 2020, file, photo, a security person stands guard at the famed street of cherry blossoms which is closed as a safety precaution against the new coronavirus at Ueno Park in Tokyo. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections cont…

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FILE - In this March 29, 2020, file, photo, a person walks in falling snow in Tokyo. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have been pushed to next year, Tokyo’s cases ar…

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TOKYO (AP) — Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have been pushed to next year, Tokyo’s cases are spiking, and the city's governor is requesting that people stay home, …