Sport

COVID: More Army Sports Given Permission To Resume

Some outdoor sports have now received the green light to go ahead by the Army Sport Control Board.

More British Army sports have been given permission to restart since being paused due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Army Sport Control Board has announced that some outdoor sports, such as cycling and cross-country running, are now permitted.

However, indoor activities, such as netball and volleyball, can still only take place at public leisure centres which have the correct COVID-19 safety measures in place.

Rugby and boxing remain prohibited, with all competitions and overseas visits being suspended until next year.

All four remaining Inter Services football matches have been rescheduled for November.

A new date has not yet been set for the postponed RAF Cup Final between RAF Marham and RAF Odiham, which was due to take place tomorrow at Oxford City FC.

This week it was confirmed the 2021 Inter Services Snow Sports Championships in Meribel have been cancelled, following moves by the Army and RAF to scrap their winter sports seasons.