The Minister of Sports assures that team activity will resume “on May 11”

first_imgThe Sports Minister of France, Roxana Maracineanu, has assured that team sports activity will resume “from Monday, May 11“with” specific rules of distancing “, a measure that contrasts with the decision of Ligue 1 to end the season by proclaiming Paris Saint-Germain champion.“The sport will resume in France from May 11, with very specific rules of distancing“He declared in an interview with the French station France Info.” The training sessions can be done with groups of less than ten people, abroad, “he added.In this sense, the former swimmer explained that all federations, “including collective sports and judo”, may “carry out activities, respecting the distance”. “We are also working on the reopening of facilities depending on the evolution of the pandemic,” he said. Thursday, the French Professional Football League (LFP) closed the 2019-20 season at a professional level in the country, after the decisions taken by the prime minister, and determined with “an index of performance” that Paris Saint-Germain proclaimed itself champion of Ligue 1 and also that Amiens SC descended in company with Toulouse FC.On the other hand, Maracineanu reassured clubs and federations, ensuring that they will continue to receive financial support. “From the first day, the Sports Ministry has supported associations, clubs, federations and all companies in the sports sector. They were able to benefit from measures such as partial unemployment, with the possibility of accessing the subsidy guaranteed by the State,” he said.“Sport, like culture, will continue to benefit from a support fund to face progressive de-escalation, because there will be no events until at least August“He continued, stressing that they will ensure that private companies and sponsors continue to” invest “in sport.” Sport is essential for health, and health will be the government’s priority, even after the crisis, “he concluded.last_img read more