Sport facing the coronavirus live: information from April 25, 2021

Audience at Wembley for Tottenham-Manchester City final

The British authorities have authorized the presence of 8,000 spectators for the League Cup final scheduled for Sunday (5.30 p.m.) at Wembley between Tottenham and Manchester City. This will be the biggest crowd for a sporting event in England since the first lockdown around 13 months ago.

2,000 seats have been allocated for Skyblues fans, 2,000 for Spurs supporters and 4,000 tickets for Londoners living near Wembley, including healthcare staff and essential workers to thank them for their action during the crisis sanitary.

15,000 spectators for Usman’s win at UFC 261

While the closed doors continue in France, the UFC organized its first show of the year with the public. No less than 15,000 spectators were massed in Jacksonville, Florida for UFC 261 on the night of Saturday to Sunday.

And for the return of the public, the evening was rich in spectacle. Kamaru Usman shone to inflict the first knockout of her career on Jorge Masvidal, Rose Namajunas surprised Zhang Weili and Valentina Shevchenko confirmed her status as flyweight queen against Jessica Andrade.

UBB: President Marti fears a disaster scenario

Qualified for the Champions Cup semi-finals and off to a good start in the race for the Top 14 finals, the UBB could see its end of the season upset by the Covid-19. This weekend, an eighth positive case within the Girondin workforce resulted in the postponement of the match against Montpellier. At the microphone of RMC, Laurent Marti shared his concern before the end of the season.

“We are in a rather incredible scenario, launched the president of the UBB. We will, I hope, appear in Toulouse in a week when we will come out of three weeks without a match and without collective training. That worries us a lot. . “

Good morning all,

The coronavirus epidemic and in particular its many variants is further weakening the good performance of sporting events in France, Europe and around the world. This weekend, an eighth positive case within the UBB resulted in the postponement of the Top 14 match between Bordeaux and Montpellier. In the good news, the cycling team of Tadej Pogacar and Marc Hirschi is authorized to line up with Liège-Bastogne-Liège this Sunday, four days after being banned from participating in the Flèche Wallone.

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