The coronavirus pandemic also affects the world of sports. Calciomercato.com follows the main updates of the day in real time. 15.50 The 2020 F1 world championship will start from Austra. The government of Vienna has in fact given its favorable opinion to the request of the organizers. There will be two races, both behind closed doors, on July 5th and 12th at the Red Bull Ring circuit in Spielberg. “The two Formula 1 races on 5 and 12 July 2020 in Spielberg will take place without spectators”.
09:45 Fans at the stadium already in September? According to what reported by the Corriere dello Sport with the curve of contagions in decline, it will also be possible to work on a protocol to bring people back to the stadium. We study the option of a place occupied next to two vacancies with late August-early September as a concrete possibility.
09:30 “Quarantine can change.” With these words, the Bologna social medical historian, Gianni Nanni, confirmed yesterday that if the contagion curve continues its descent then the quarantine protocol could change even before the start of Serie A.
09.15 Stadiums open in Poland, Serbia and Hungary. Dnext June 19 the Polish championship will propose a partial reopening of the stadicon with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecky which allowed the filling of 25% of the stands. As reported by the Gazzetta dello Sport dSerbia will also try at the beginning of June, at the stadium but respecting the distance while in Hungary: one in five places will be occupied.
09:00 The Serie A League is studying together with the clubs the possibility and the methods to “animate” the stadium grandstands virtually so as not to provide the vision of a completely empty stadium. Like the German model of Borussia Monchengladbach.08:45 The tennis world is moving. There will also be the Italian Sinner in the charity event to be held in Berlin from 13 to 15 July. The other participants already announced are Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios while for the women’s tournament there will be Elina Svitolina, Kiki Bertens, Julia Goerges and Andrea Petkovic.
08:30 Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has given the go-ahead for the state’s 5 professional sports teams to return to training at their facilities. First individual workouts for the Boston Celtics in the NBA.
08:15 The plan of the commissioner of the nba, Adam Silver, is to restart the championship with games behind closed doors on the Disney World super campus and to start again on July 31st. Thursday there will be a vote by the owners, but there is a proposal for a different format with few regular season games and expanded playoffs.
08:00 The Serie A split in the vote on the recovery and in particular on the dates of the Italian Cup. In particular, Milan and Inter Milan voted against, with the Nerazzurri threatening to line up for Primavera. Juve has adapted without being enthusiastic about it. The choice to play the final in Rome is linked to the memory of 50 years from Italy-Germany 4-3. No to overtime.