Sport thrown into disarray after Boris Johnson suspends pilot events

31 July 2020 06:11
Plans for limited crowds at cricket, racing and snooker cancelledFA pauses plan to allow fans at Wembley for Community ShieldProfessional sport was plunged back into a now-familiar sense of uncertainty on Friday after the government’s decision to suspend spectator test events threw careful and expensive plans into disarray.The completion of the Premier League season and a successful Test series between England and West Indies had raised hopes that sport was ready to move on from behind-closed-doors events and welcome back supporters. After plans to allow limited attendance by spectators to Glorious Goodwood and the World Snooker Championship were cancelled at an hour’s notice, however, that proposition is now in doubt. Related: Why has easing of the Covid-19 lockdown in England been delayed? Related: Follow rules to avoid second national lockdown, warns Boris Johnson Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian