Tag: COVID-19


UK Event Research Programme findings

UK sporting and live music events research findings on the spread of covid-19

In a world plagued by COVID-19 and its variants Delta and Omicron, with Omicron devastating the world again, holding events safely has become the topmost priority of the events industry. In February 2021, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, asked the Events Research Programme (ERP)... » Read more


London back to closed-door games

London stadiums left with zero fans again

Professional sports in London will go back behind closed doors from December 16th as the English capital moves to Tier 3 of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown system. The above move translates to the fact that Premier League football clubs Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United,... » Read more


Netherlands venue in pioneering COVID project

Johan Cruijff Arena as covid-19 research stadium

The Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam (Netherlands) – the home of the Dutch Eredivisie football club Ajax Amsterdam – has come under the glare and full focus of what is being described as a “groundbreaking” scientific research project into how sports venues and other buildings can... » Read more


Belgium and Italy back to ghost games

Belgium and Italy back to ghost games

With COVID-19 second wave hitting Europe with full blast, Italy’s Serie A top tier football league will go behind closed doors once again for at least a month following a spike in coronavirus cases in the country. As the fatal virus is staring Europe in the face, the Italian Government passed a... » Read more


Poland venue as hospital with COVID spike

Poland Warsaw stadium as field hospital

To tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases, Poland’s Government is turning the National Stadium in Warsaw into a field hospital, and expects it to be operational within days, officials stated. The PGE Narodowy or National Stadium is a retractable roof football stadium located in Warsaw, Poland. It is... » Read more


Is COVID pushing NFL into a corner?

NFL update October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 continuing to cast its long shadow on United States, the deadly virus is also not stopping to chase the National Football League (NFL) in the sense that it has made mincemeat of its schedule and has left the league embittered.   CUP OF WOES OVERFLOWETH   Pro Bowl... » Read more


Netherlands ‘no’ to fans as COVID see-saw on

Netherlands no fans for 3 weeks

League football resumed in Netherlands in September with 15 to 35 percent of the stadium available for spectators but with no away supporters allowed. However, with coronavirus spreading its tentacles again in Europe, and Netherlands witnessing a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases once more, the... » Read more


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