Wednesday, 3 Jun 2020

How to organise a trip to a sports event

How hollow was that laugh? As Premier League footballers prepare to complete the season behind closed doors, and the world’s greatest sportsmen and women mourn the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the very idea of travelling for the purpose of watching a great sports event seems absurd.

Yet as the deadly coronavirus crisis claims sporting victim after victim, many of us are dreaming of when we will once again be able to celebrate the winning combination of travel and top-level sport.

Uefa has just written to we ticket holders for the Euro 2020 football championships to remind us that we have just a few days to procure a cash refund. But everyone I know who was lucky enough to get match tickets is intent on accepting the postponed dates in June and July 2021.

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