Lyon owner Jean-Michel Aulas had appealed for clubs to be allowed to play friendlies in July, and approval has come from league chiefs.
The leftover games from matchday 25 will get Serie A back underway, while June 17 has been chosen as the date of the Coppa Italia final.
Charles Leclerc and Fernando Alonso joined Jenson Button, Max Verstappen and more in signing up for the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The return of the NBA could come on July 31, with reports suggesting that is the date commissioner Adam Silver has put forward.
Bayer Leverkusen got back to winning ways on Friday, securing a slender 1-0 win over Freiburg thanks to the in-form Kai Havertz.
Timo Werner has carved up the Bundesliga and Champions League at times, but Inter admit they are non-starters in the race to sign him.
Chris Hughton is delighted the Premier League has been cleared to resume after months of being suspended.
Grant Flower hopes the pressure of captaincy does not weigh too heavily on Pakistan's premier batsman Babar Azam.
Adama Traore has caught the eye with some sizzling Premier League performances for Wolves, impressing former team-mate Carles Gil.
Gerardo Martino did not much enjoy his time in charge of Barcelona, which lasted just nine months.
The last weekend of June is when the FA Cup quarter-finals will take place if all goes to plan, with the final at the start of August.
With Mike Tyson apparently nearing a return, Tyson Fury said he had an offer to fight the former champion.
The virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans will see Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Lando Norris of McLaren join forces for Team Redline.
Kalidou Koulibaly has been linked with a switch to the Premier League and Andrea Dossena concedes Napoli may be forced to sell him.
Everton's Jean-Philippe Gbamin, who has missed almost all of the season due to injury, is facing another long spell on the sidelines.
Achraf Hakimi sees his long-term future with Real Madrid, according to the 21-year-old's agent.
Real Madrid are hot on Barcelona's heels, while there is a four-way fight for Champions League football as LaLiga prepares to return.
The Premier League's hopes of returning in mid-June received a boost following the release of phase two of the government's guidance.
Joshua Kimmich's audacious first-half strike earned Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday's Der Klassiker.
Sandro Rosell, who was president when Barca signed Neymar in 2013, would bring the Brazilian back to Camp Nou.