10 July 2020
Experts express concerns over holding the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. Medical experts have expressed their concerns with holding the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, as they fear another coronavirus outbreak. While the hope is that a vaccine will be available by summer next year, they think that at that stage it won't be in enough supply to cater for such an event. Organisers of the games are determined for it to take place in a safe manner but say that guidelines are unlikely to be made until the end of this year.
Dublin City Council facing criticism after plans for €15 million sea pool are unveiled. Dublin City Council is facing criticism after plans to develop a €15 million sea swimming pool at Custom's House Quay were unveiled yesterday. This comes after councillors approved plans for a white-water rafting facility costing €22 million late last year. Critics have called the plans "ludicrous" at a time where money could be much better spent.
League of Ireland clubs to play European Qualifiers behind closed doors. Football clubs in the League of Ireland who are playing in upcoming European Qualifiers will have to play them behind closed doors. Uefa has ruled that all games under its organisation including the Champions League, Europa League and Women's Champions League will all be held in empty stadiums. As well as this, ties have been shortened to being one-leg to ensure that the competition doesn't run late into the year.