Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on the phased return of elite sport

Guidance for elite athletes and coaches on the phased return of elite sport.

Published 13 May 2020
Last updated 30 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Update to Elite sport Stage Five - return to competition: safe return of spectators, covering new local restriction tiers information.

  2. National restrictions update to intro

  3. Added 'national restrictions' callout box to guidance.

  4. Updated return to recreational team sport framework.

  5. Additions to Elite sport - return to cross border competition guidance, including FAQs (Annex B).

  6. Return to recreational team sport framework updated with 24 September guidance changes.

  7. Updated guidance covering personal trainers and coaching.

  8. Sports added to the team sports guidance list.

  9. Updated with 9 September changes to social contact.

  10. Spectator guidance added and updated.

  11. Added Elite sport - return to competition: safe return of spectators

  12. Added guidance on organising outdoor sport and physical activity events.

  13. Added the Return to recreational team sport framework and added a link to guidance for providers of grassroots sport and gym/leisure facilities.

  14. Added Elite sport - return to cross border competition guidance.

  15. Updated to include new guidance from 4 July 2020.

  16. Updated guidance for the public, personal trainers, coaches and provider of an outdoor sport facilities.

  17. Added Elite Sport - Return to Domestic Competition Guidance.

  18. Added Elite sport return to training guidance: Step Two.

  19. First published.