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Coronavirus: Ireland bans major mass gatherings until autumn

Major public gatherings of more than 5,000 people have been banned in the Republic of Ireland until at least September due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It means no major sporting fixtures or concerts will take place in the country this summer; large gatherings have been restricted since 24 March. The government said local authorities had …

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Wales: Coronavirus: Principality Stadium offered to authorities

The Principality Stadium, Wales’ national stadium, could be used to help authorities tackle coronavirus. The Welsh Rugby Union [WRU] says it has approached the Welsh Assembly Government and the National Health Service about use of the facility. The Cardiff stadium has served as a temporary hospital for use of St John and South Wales Ambulance …

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Coronavirus: Premier League and EFL suspended until 3 April at earliest

All elite football in England has been suspended until at least 3 April as a result of the spread of coronavirus. All Premier League games, EFL fixtures and matches in the FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship have been postponed. The Premier League said action would resume on 4 April “subject to medical advice …

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Wales: Emiliano Sala: No further action after manslaughter arrest

A man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of footballer Emiliano Sala will face no further action. The Argentine striker, 28, was killed in a plane crash along with pilot David Ibbotson just two days after signing for Cardiff City in January 2019. In June, Dorset Police arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire. The …

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