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Sport's role as the great distraction reluctantly cancelled but it will be back

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 09:15

Sport's role as the great distraction reluctantly cancelled but it will be back

And, breathe. Preferably, it goes without saying, into a vacant space. At the end of a week when the sporting news cycle has seemed to pulse and spread and multiply like a malevolent bacillus, two things are abundantly clear. The correct decision on containment has – and this is important: only reluctantly – been made. And professional sport has never known a week like this.

Link to Barney Ronay article

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/mar/13/sport-great-distraction-reluctantly-cancelled-coronavirus

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