Following yesterday’s announcement on new rules for adults playing team sports indoors, Sport England have pulled together answers to some of the key questions.
With coronavirus cases increasing, from tomorrow (Thursday) non-disabled people aged 18 and over will need to adhere to the ‘rule of six’ if they’re playing team sports indoors – this means playing in a group of no more than six people.
Team sports that have already had guidance approved by the government for the safe playing of their sport can continue to use that guidance, provided they now limit the number of people aged 18 and over playing indoors to six.
They have collated answers to some common questions, but below is a summary of what can continue:
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