the sports Ministry has canceled almost all events on the territory of the Russian Federation
HC “Dinamo” (Moscow) / YouTube
the Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation from March 16 until further notice canceled all international competitions in the country because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus. Domestic competition was recommended to suspend.
“to Cancel since March 16, 2020 until further notice the conduct on the territory of the Russian Federation in international sports events, including the participation of foreign athletes (coaches) all-Russian sporting events previously planned with foreign participation,” the document says.
Domestic competitions on the territory of the Russian Federation until further notice, it is recommended to suspend. Exceptions are tournaments that are controlling or qualifying for the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo.
the Control over execution of decisions is entrusted to carry out national and regional sports federations by type of sports, as well as the Executive bodies of the constituent entities.
in addition, will be transferred the mass of all physical activities.
the Ministry Also forbade the coaches, athletes and experts from regions in which the quarantine is declared, to attend events included in the Unified calendar plan.
In Moscow it is prohibited to conduct any recreational activities with the participation of citizens in the sphere of physical culture and sport with any number of participants, and in areas – with the number of Uchastnikov more than 50 people at a time. The ban is temporary and will be valid until April 10, 2020.
According to the latest data, the country has recorded 93 cases of infection with the virus COVID-19. In the world infected nearly 170 thousand people, more than 6,5 thousand patients died.