The hour of recovery for professional sport. In any case, athletes from France and Navarre can resume training from June 2, under certain conditions. This was announced by the Prime Minister during his presentation of phase 2 of the deconfinement.
Regular screening protocol
Without announcing anything new, the Sports Ministry provides a number of details this Thursday evening in a press release. "Authorized, by way of derogation, to return to training in the halls and to meet with more than 10 people since May 11 as part of their professional activity, all high-level athletes and professional athletes will be able, from on June 2, resume a sporting activity. This authorization will be accompanied, for collective and combat sports, by a regular screening protocol which has been proposed by the Ministry of Sports, validated by the Ministry of Health, and the financial burden of which will fall on sports bodies and employers, ”says one.
As part of the @gouvernementFR # deconfinement strategy, Minister @RoxaMaracineanu presents the main measures that have been taken concerning the sports sector from June 2, 2020: https://t.co/2sCSMAZg0Wpic.twitter.com / wdd3PavmxP- Ministry of Sports ♀️ (@Sports_gouv) May 28, 2020
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Tackles, ippons and other tackles are however prohibited. "Team sports, especially contact sports, will remain prohibited because they do not by nature allow physical distance to be respected," said the PM. "This resumption of an activity will not, however, authorize contacts for athletes before June 22 but will allow them to resume training under supervision, with reinforced medical monitoring which should make it possible to immediately isolate any symptomatic athlete and to scrupulously supervise the return to a normal sporting practice ", explains the Ministry of Sports. Authorizations that make many happy, including President Aulas, who has had few opportunities to smile lately, with the LFP which also reaffirms this Thursday that Ligue 1 2019-20 will not resume.
Stadium reopening on June 22?
Among the other points discussed, and keeping in mind that public space gatherings remain limited to 10 people, “the reception gauge allowed for event organizers will be set at a maximum of 5000 people for covered establishments open to the public. However, the prefect is able to reduce this tonnage according to local circumstances. Furthermore, the stadiums will not be open to spectators, at least until June 22. " And to conclude: "A new point of stage will be made before June 22 to examine in particular the modalities of opening stadiums and racetracks as well as the possible resumption of contact sports and combat sports."
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