The resumption of sports will therefore be able to accelerate during Act 2 of deconfinement. The reopening of parks and gardens, especially in the big cities, was eagerly awaited by enthusiasts of running who can now enjoy themselves without any restrictions. After authorizing individual outdoor practice on May 11, the authorities maintained this Thursday the ban on team sports and contact (boxing, judo ...) and confirmed the closure of stadiums (and racetracks) at least until '' as of June 21, regardless of their location. However, they authorized the reopening of swimming pools, gymnasiums and sports halls in the “green” departments, strict rules having to be put in place to limit the number of swimmers, athletes ... “It was a very expected, "admitted Edouard Philippe, the Prime Minister indicating that these same facilities would remain closed at least until June 21 in the" orange "departments, such as Ile-de-France.
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Regarding high performance and professional athletes, they can continue to resume training in a controlled setting. This will strengthen Jean-Michel Aulas, the president of Lyon, in his desire to relaunch the French football championship. The English Premier League has just announced its resumption on June 17 after the German Bundesliga and the Spanish Liga. Asked about the shutdown of Ligue 1 at the very end of the press conference, Edouard Philippe replied: "It is not for me to decide on the decisions of leagues and federations". before adding: "I don't think the time has come" for a resumption. “It seems to me that for almost two and a half months, the championships and competitions were interrupted for excellent reasons. I assume it perfectly ”...
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