It’s just one of the many considerations organisers need to consider as we struggle through 2021.
Eighteen months on from the beginning of this pandemic, nobody thought that we’d still be in this predicament, and it’s getting worse, not better.
With almost 4,000 unlinked mystery cases of COVID-19 in NSW at present, there are real fears the state will hit daily case numbers of more than 2,000 if the current reproductive rate is not reduced.
A curfew is being considered in Sydney, and some experts are even suggesting that the NSW lockdown could last until late in the year.
This is a disastrous outcome for everyone, not just organisers of sporting events.
After today’s 12-month postponement of the Alpine Rally, at some stage you feel that a line in the sand will need to be drawn, and that 2021 will be written off as unretrievable.
We all want our state and national championships to finish with a bang, but as we sit here on August 19, that’s looking less likely than a politician admitting they were wrong.