April 21, 2021

Government delays fans from attending pilot test events

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The U-turn on fans attending test events comes into effect on Saturday

Last Updated: 31/07/20 12:32pm

1,000 spectators were allowed into The Oval as part of the first trial to return fans to live sport 1,000 spectators were allowed into The Oval as part of the first trial to return fans to live sport

1,000 spectators were allowed into The Oval as part of the first trial to return fans to live sport

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said no fans will be allowed at the sporting test events from Saturday for two weeks.

The announcement means no fans will be allowed from Saturday at the horse racing in Goodwood or the Crucible theatre for the World Snooker Championships.

The government had announced the pilots to stress-test its guidance on the return of fans to elite sports events.

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