Sport Basketball Association disappointed with the ban on amateur sports
Motorists are seen driving freely into Wales despite 6pm travel ban
There was no sign of any high-visibility police patrols as the travel ban - described as 'unenforceable' by the Police Federation - came into force this evening as exemptions were revealed.The ban - which was described as 'unenforceable' by the Police Federation earlier this week - makes it an offence to travel to Wales from coronavirus hotspots in the UK.
The Baden-Württemberg Basketball Association (BBW) reacted with disappointment to the massive restrictions on amateur sports. BBW President Joachim Spägele said in a letter on Thursday that the leisure sector was banned for the whole of November due to the coronavirus crisis: “In the past few months, our clubs had shown that a sports business adhered to strict guidelines is possible, ”he said. Strict hygiene and protection concepts have been developed.
According to the corona decisions of politics, there will be no basketball games below the second leagues from this Monday until further notice. The BBW announced that there will be discussions in the next few days about a possible continuation of the game after the lockdown.
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Rugby. All amateur championships are suspended until the end of the year .
© AFP Amateur rugby is at a standstill until the end of 2020. The French Rugby Federation has announced the suspension of all amateur championships until the beginning of January. The final stages are removed to allow regular seasons to be closed in the spring. All amateur rugby championships are suspended until early January and their finals for the 2020-2021 season are canceled due to the reconfinement measures, the French Federation (FFR) announced on Thursday.