Covid-19 and sport post 2020

Davies, Chris (2021) Covid-19 and sport post 2020. James Cook University Law Review, 27. pp. 73-85.

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The impact of Covid-19 on Australian sport in 2021 was significant,as it had been in 2020. Organisers of the Australian Open tennis tournament were forced to impose quarintine and other restrictions on all players. While Cricket Australia was able to complete its international fixtures, it also needed to comply with government policies which included playing matches before reduced crowds. Flexibility with schedules was the key to the winter codes ability to complete their seasons. Breaches of bio-security protocols by NRL players led to fines, with one player having his contract terminated. The 2020 Toyko Olympic Games were also successully completed, but with no crowds and strict bio-security protocols.

Item ID: 72447
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1839-2792
Keywords: Covid-19 Sport
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