Coronavirus and Sports – level 2

18-03-2020 15:00

Coronavirus affects many sports around the world. Local governments make tough restrictions to contain the coronavirus, and they stop all large public gatherings.

In Italy, people cannot go to watch football matches. The English football league stops. Arsenal is one of the biggest English football teams, and its coach has a positive test for the coronavirus. The club must close its training ground.

An NBA player had a positive test for the coronavirus. He said that he was not responsible, and he apologized for it.

Coronavirus could affect the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, too. The President of the Olympics committee said that he will not cancel the Olympics. However, there could be some changes.

Difficult words: public gathering (when a lot of people meet in one place at the same time), restriction (an official rule that controls or limits something), contain (to control).

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