Tag: COVID-19


Green light for British summer of sports

English Sports is back - Formula 1

UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced agreements have been hammered out that will enable select international sporting events to take place in England amid COVID-19, stating the “British summer of sport is back on”. The announcement also includes work on some of the biggest film and... » Read more


J. League back to playing footy sans fans

Japan J. League

After a four-month hiatus due to the global outbreak of the dreaded COVID-19 disease, Japanese football’s J. League top division resumed on Saturday. All 18 J. League teams were in action, and the nine games were played sans fans. The two biggest sports leagues of Japan are now back in action,... » Read more


NHL to be back in rink on August 1

NHL will resume season update July 2020

The National Hockey League (NHL) season will resume on August 1 with a 24-team Stanley Cup playoffs. The NHL and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have tentatively agreed on the plan and on a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) extension that could reportedly include an... » Read more


Huge turnout expected at Indy 500 in August

Indy 500 2020

This year’s Indianapolis 500 race on August 23 is expected to attract more than 100,000 spectators after officials confirmed details of the rescheduled iconic US motorsport event. It will be the 104th edition of the motorsport spectacle. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing... » Read more


COVID-19-hit Brazil set to resume Serie A

Brazil set to resume Serie A

The 2020 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A season is all set to resume on August 9 and has been given the all-clear signal. This announcement was made by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) irrespective of the fact that health experts have expressed concern that COVID-19 could be peaking in the... » Read more


Austria to let in fans from September

Austria Bundesliga will return with fans

Austria’s Federal Minister of Public Service and Sport Werner Kogler has said that up to 10,000 fans can be allowed in the stadiums from September this year. However, more details on the same are awaited. Fans will be admitted to stadiums gradually – step by step. Come August 1, and 1,250... » Read more


French stadia to greet fans back on July 11

Stade de France back with fans

French stadiums will welcome fans back to its fold on July 11 with the rider that only 5,000 spectators will be let in with strict social distancing rules in place due to COVID-19 global outbreak, the specter of risk of which has still not gone. Ligue 1 – the top tier of French football –... » Read more


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