During the colder, darker months, many Americans head indoors to get their exercise. But as COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations rise, just how safe are indoor sports?
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A community basketball facility in northern California has refused to close its indoor operations despite being tied to a COVID-19 outbreak, local health officials announced on Wednesday.
Duke Athletics announced that to watch men's and women's basketball games inside Cameron Indoor Stadium this year, either proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of tipoff is required.
DURHAM, N.C. — College basketball season is almost here. Teams are in full swing for practice, and games start in just a couple weeks. Last year’s season was marked by COVID-19 tests, empty arenas and games cancelled because of the pandemic. Most schools are still figuring out exactly what this year will look like.
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COVID-19 tends not to be fatal to the population playing youth sports. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 153 children between ages 5 and 18 hav died of the coronavirus as of Jan. 4, 0.1% of 250,208 deaths for which age data was available (of 250,183 deaths) in the U.S.
Indoor locations should have proper ventilation and air filtration as well. Then there’s the great outdoors. Playing basketball outdoors rather than indoors can up the safety levels.
Practices and competitions for indoor and outdoor organized sports, including indoor and outdoor interstate youth sports, may resume in accordance with health and safety protocols. There are no limits for indoor or outdoor practices and competitions. Social distancing is encouraged for all athletes (when not actively participating in activity ...
Duke University will have a COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to attend Blue Devils basketball games at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Coach K’s final season.
DeKALB – The NIU Convocation Center is home to many sporting events such as basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, wrestling, and indoor track and field. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans of NIU athletics were not allowed to come to home games to support the teams last season. Nationally, the NBA was the first sports organization to...