Tag: coronavirus


Big Ten may cancel season as COVID pounds US

US College Football Big 10 conference

In a historic move, the Big Ten is expected to cancel its Fall college football season as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a heavy toll in the United States. “It’s done,” one high-ranking source in the Big Ten said on Monday afternoon. The Big Ten Conference is the oldest... » Read more


Pilot events in UK to determine fans’ return

England back with fans

If a series of test events prove to be a smooth affair in the coming weeks, then spectators could be greeted back into sporting events in England on October 1. Pilots will take place from August 1 but any stadium reopenings would be subject to coronavirus guidelines. Gatherings of more than 30... » Read more


Eden Gardens as cops’ quarantine center

India Kolkata The Eden Gardens covid facility

With coronavirus hitting India for a six, literally, the iconic stadium Eden Gardens in Kolkata (a State in India) will be made available as a makeshift COVID-19 quarantine facility for Indian police personnel who have tested positive for the deadly virus. With Kolkata’s hospitals groaning under... » Read more


Austria Lustenau firm on stadium revamp work

Austria Lustenau Planet Pure Stadion

Austria Lustenau has decided to go ahead with repurposing their residence – Planet Pure Stadium – despite ÖVP politician Markus Wallner questioning their revamp decision taking into consideration the coronavirus crisis. Austria Lustenau is an Austrian association football club based in... » Read more


Top rung baseball to begin in Japan

Japanese Baseball League June 2020

The delayed 2020 season of Nippon Professional Baseball will be launched on June 19, as Japan opens up portions of the country after coronavirus cases register a decline. Teams will begin workout sessions on June 2. Nippon Professional Baseball is the highest level of baseball in Japan. Outside... » Read more


Strict health protocol for Bundesliga games

Commerzbank Arena distancing

The Bundesliga – which is all set to resume in Germany on May 16 – will be the first European league to resume amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Bundesliga is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. At... » Read more


Sports venue sector braces up to COVID-19

1_Corona virus and sporting events postponed IV

Coronavirus has come as the biggest curse for mankind in 2020 and has had a disastrous effect on the world with people living on the edge. The sports venue sector has also been hugely affected with sporting events impacted globally. With events canceled or postponed, revenue streams are drying... » Read more


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