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Government Statement on Sport

Government Statement on Sport


Full Government Statement on New Measures August 18, 2020

See full statement details - HERE

Extract on sport ...

Sporting events and matches can continue to take place but behind closed doors with:

  • Strict avoidance of gatherings, including social gatherings, before or after events
  • Strict adherence to 2 metre physical distancing before and after events, during breaks in play, on the sidelines and avoidance of team huddles
  • Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools/exercise and dance studios will remain open with strict distancing and other appropriate protective measures in place
  • Limits of 6 apply to exercise and dance classes with appropriate physical distancing
  • Limits of 15 apply to groups outside including training sessions (with exception of elite/professional sports and horseracing). There should be no mixing between groups