YORK – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that the
State professional sports teams can return to their facilities
to train after a break of more than two months.
Starting today, all New York professional sports leagues will be able to
start training camps, “said the Democratic governor during the
The New York City area was one of the hardest hit parts of the US
USA from the coronavirus pandemic, but deaths from COVID-19 and new
Infections in the state have had a tendency to go down.
Major League Baseball, NBA, and NHL teams are discussing the
resumption of their seasons with their players’ unions.
that sports can return without having people in the stadium, “said Cuomo.
“So we are working and encouraging all sports teams to
start their training camps as soon as possible and we will work with them
to make sure that can happen. “
Monday, Cuomo encouraged professional sports teams to resume the game
without spectators and any league that does so would receive the support of the State.
“I’ve also been encouraging major sports teams to plan reopens without fans, but the games could be televised. New York State will help those major sports franchises do just that. Hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer,” Cuomo said.
The racetracks, 11 in total, including Aqueduct Racetrack and Belmont Park, will join, alongside Watkins Glen International Racetrack, the reopening without fans next month.
Pandemic has caused professional sports events to stop. The
NBA suspended their tournaments and eventually their season. The Olympics of
Summer 2020 will now take place in 2021. Three more marathons
world acquaintances – Boston, Berlin and London – were postponed or
canceled. Even college and community sports were seen
New Jersey also announced that batting cages, golf courses, and other outdoor activities may be resumed.