Coronavirus


Euro 2020 on brink of postponement claims report

UEFA is reportedly close to postponing the upcoming Euro 2020 competition as Europe continues to combat the spread of Coronavirus. According to sources cited by the Associated Press, UEFA has been assessing whether the tournament can be staged with a final decision set to be made next Tuesday. The source goes on to say that […]

NAB Show called off amid coronavirus

The National Association of broadcasters (NAB) has cancelled its annual conference scheduled to take place next month in Las Vegas amid the outbreak of coronavirus.  In an open letter, NAB president and CEO Gordon Smith said that NAB Show would not move forward with the show “in the interest of addressing the health and safety […]

Euro 2020 still on says UEFA spokesperson

A spokesperson for UEFA has said that the European footballing body is still pressing ahead with plans for this Summer’s Euro 2020 tournament despite the spread of Coronavirus. Italian outlet Tuttosport reported that several national federations requested the tournament’s postponement, but a source speaking to the Associated Press called this “completely untrue.” The unnamed spokesperson […]

English FA ‘likely’ to suspend 3pm blackout rules in face of Coronavirus

The English FA is likely to suspend its broadcast blackout of matches kicking off between 2:45 and 5:15pm on Saturdays should Coronavirus cause games to be played behind closed doors. The legislation has historically been in place as a means of protecting attendance of football matches, but the Times reports that the FA will relax […]

SXSW called off over Coronavirus

SXSW, the music, entertainment and technology festival in Austin, has become the latest major event to be cancelled over fears of Coronavirus. There were 17 confirmed cases in Texas when the event was called off on Friday, but that has since risen to 23. In a statement published on Friday, the organisers of SXSW confirmed […]

Reed MIDEM cancels MIPTV over Coronavirus concerns

MIPTV has been cancelled following the Coronavirus outbreak in France. Reed MIDEM, the company which operates MIPTV, said the event, scheduled to take place March 30 -April 2 in Cannes, had been cancelled “due to concerns related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19)”. MIPDoc and MIPFormats, programmed for March 28-29, have also been cancelled. Season 3 of CANNESERIES, […]

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