From sports' governing bodies

Below is a round-up of the guidance offered by the various governing bodies in light of recent developments:

With England entering a full national lockdown due to rapid increases in infection rates, golf courses have been closed since the 4 January 2021 until further notice. Further information regarding guidance on regulations and what you can / cannot do can be found on the BIGGA website.

Like other sports the GMA has worked closely with various National Governing Bodies to offer advice and guidance on what maintenance may be required during restricted periods of activity or when sport resumes. For guidance on what grounds maintenance tasks may be essential to getting surfaces fit for play when sport resumes. See here.

In England, the ECB have confirmed that unfortunately all indoor and outdoor privately owned cricket facilities will now need to close for all but elite cricket activity and disability cricket outdoors. They understand there will be a review of the restrictions sometime in mid February.

The RFU has developed a range of resources and information to help clubs affected by Coronavirus. Answers to the most frequently asked questions can be found on our Helpdesk FAQ. 

As for Rugby league the following latest coronavirus news can be seen here.

Bowls England say they have been inundated with enquiries from clubs and county associations regarding the Coronavirus outbreak. They have produced a number of documents including ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ and supplementary guidance in response to the enquiries received. 

As for the British crown green bowling association their guidelines cn be found here.

The LTA has confirmed that regrettably all indoor and outdoor tennis facilities must close. 

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