Tag: COVID-19

Pfeifer Group donate masks for healthcare workers

Pfeifer Group masks

Masks shield healthcare workers from high levels of viral pathogen. Be it the lowly paper masks or ultra-high filtration N95 masks, studies conducted over the years show that masks protect healthcare workers from getting infected in hospitals, and prevent sick people from spreading diseases to... » Read more

Global music industry too feel-the-coronavirus-heat

Corona virus effect on music festivals

The Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville and Epicenter festivals, all of which were lined up to take place in May in US this year, have been canceled as COVID-19 continues to spread its tentacles. Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the... » Read more

Stadia turn into hospitals to handle COVID-19 outbreak

Pacaembu Stadium

As COVID-19 has made a mess of all sporting events the world over, few stadiums are being put to alternative use – they are being used as hospitals, and also being put to other use in countries where coronavirus cases are rising by the day.   Pacaembu Stadium Pacaembu Stadium in downtown... » Read more

Tokyo Olympics canceled as coronavirus overwhelms

several sports events logo

As novel coronavirus tightens its stranglehold globally, several sports events in 2020 have either been postponed or stands canceled the world over. One look at the sporting calendar and it is all about canceled events.   Tokyo Olympics The Tokyo Olympics are to be postponed until 2021... » Read more

Covid-19 scourge delays opening of Etihad Arena

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi update March 2020

Covid-19 taking a pandemic form has led to organizers in Abu Dhabi deciding to delay the opening of its new 18,000-seat arena on Yas Island – Etihad Arena. The arena forms part of the greater development Yas Bay and is set to become the region’s largest multipurpose indoor arena. The venue was... » Read more

Coronavirus fear empties sports venues around the world

Coronavirus and Sporting venues

With coronavirus disease (COVID-19) baring its fangs all over the globe, it has also had a rippling effect on the sports venue sector. It has impacted the staging of sporting events around the world and the virus has almost brought the world to a standstill.   Empty stadiums Covid-19 has made... » Read more