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COVID-19 NEWS FEED

23.03.2020 0:00

COVID-19

THIS PAGE WILL BE REGULARLY UPDATED WITH RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING NEWS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VIRUS

In an effort to keep everyone updated regarding how the Covid-19 Virus is affecting our fencing family, the EFC have set up this page which we will regularly update with relevant news about the pandemic.

 

We urge everyone to follow the guidance provided locally and that of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

 

 

30 March

 

IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Announce New Dates for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (olympics.org)

 

24 March

 

Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee - Tokyo 2020 Postponed (IOC)

 

23 March

 

Team Canada will not send athletes to Games in summer 2020 due to COVID-19 risks (Canadian Olympic Committee)

AOC plans for postponed Olympic Games (Australian Olympic Committee)

 

22 March

 

Health and Safety Paramount as IOC Executive Board Agrees to Step Up Scenario-Planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (IOC)

 

20 March 2020

 

Three Chinese athletes have tested positive for Covid-19 (China.org.cn).

 

19 March 2020

 

Both the BBC and Reuters report that three Korean fencers have been tested positive.

 

15 March 2020

 

THE EFC ANNOUCES COMPETITION SUSPENSION FOR 30 DAYS

 

12 March 2020

 

THE FIE SUSPENDS INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY FOR 30 DAYS 

 

11 March 2020


EFC release first guidance about Covid-19.

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