French government to allow more fans into stadiums

Lawmakers in France have agreed to allow larger crowds into stadiums in areas where the coronavirus is less prevalent and if venues are big enough.Attendances at sports events are capped at 5,000, but are limited to 1,000 in areas where there are larger outbreaks of Covid-19, such as in the Mediterranean city of Marseille.Currently, no allowances are made for the capacity of venues, and the existing rules meant no more than 1,000 spectators were able to attend Marseille’s Ligue 1 game against Lille last weekend, despite their Stade Velodrome home having a capacity of 67,000.Sacha Houlie, an MP…

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