COVID-19 Crisis and International Sport: Premier-League could still work

Behind the restart of the season in professional football, there is still a big question that politicians need to address. Contrary to the hopes among the clubs, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Prime Ministers of the federal states have not yet agreed to clear the way for closed games during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For sports lovers, however, there are some online ways to take part in games and activities. For instance, many people find registering at online sportsbooks a valuable alternative to going to games. The internet sports world is on fire these days, and there are lots of perks for sports enthusiasts to enjoy.
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According to the German Football League (DFL), it has not yet reached a binding agreement on the payment of the fourth and final installment of the television money to the Bundesliga clubs. “The DFL is in talks with all media partners,” announced the league via Twitter. 

In the event of an early termination of the season due to the corona pandemic, the Spanish football association RFEF has spoken in favor of an evaluation of the current table status in the first division.  For all fans of sports betting who would not come to their favorite games, the michigan lottery promo code offers a viable alternative. The promo code is valid for players interested in playing other games of chance than betting.

As the association proposed on Thursday, the current constellation in the Primera Division should, for example, determine the participants for the European competitions in the coming season. However, the Spanish league and the European Football Union (UEFA) did not agree to the plan. Instead, work should be done on a way to end the season. 

The BMW International Open from June 24th to 28th in Munich-Eichenried will be canceled due to the corona crisis . “The replacement without replacement, which tournament organizers BMW and the European Tour have decided in close coordination, corresponds to yesterday’s announcement by the federal and state governments to ban major events by August 31,” the organizers said on Thursday. The European Tour tournament, endowed with two million euros, should have been held for the 32nd time. The Italian Andrea Pavan had triumphed in 2019, Germany’s top golfer Martin Kaymer won in 2008.

The German Football League (DFL) is currently creating a “I see and hear intensive and very good hygiene concept. It is a professional practice. We will now evaluate this again carefully and then you have to see whether you can play ghost games. Games with spectators certainly not, “continued the CSU politician.

German national player Niklas Süle is critical of a possible special role of professional football in the corona crisis. “There are a lot more important things at the moment than soccer. Of course I want to get fit and play again, but the important thing is that my family is well, that everyone is healthy,” said the 24-year-old from Bayern Munich in an interview with the Sports Information Service (SID). “We as football professionals are blessed when you see how many companies have to close down or that some families don’t even know what to do next. That is bad.

The Italian Football Federation  FIGC is considering another scenario to the season in Serie A play at the end to be able to. The possibility of playing the rest of the games in Rome will be examined. “A championship without games in northern Italy is one possibility that we are thinking of,” said association president Gabriele Gravina, according to the newspaper “Gazzetta dello Sport”. Above all, this is to prevent matches from being played in cities such as Milan, Bergamo and Turin that are particularly affected by the pandemic. 

The association had published a log on Wednesday for the restart of national game operations after the lockdown ended on May 3. A restart of the championship is planned in three phases. Priority should be given to the highest division A, and series B and C should then restart. “Highest security must be guaranteed for the restart of Italian football,” emphasized Gravina: “We want to be as well prepared as possible for a new start.” In a first phase, all players, coaches and other employees of the clubs should undergo corona tests. Only when it is certain that none of the participants is infected with COVID-19 can phase two be initiated.


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