Covid passport scheme gets backing of all major British sporting bodies

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Britain's best-known sporting bodies have thrown their support behind Covid passport trials, warning only full crowds can "end sport's Covid financial crisis...
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Signatories on a letter supporting the scheme included the Premier League, Football Association, Lawn Tennis Association and England and Wales Cricket Board.

The letter was sent to the Prime Minister and the leaders in the House of Commons of Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the SNP and Plaid Cymru. It argues that even with stadiums at a quarter of capacity, as will be allowed from May 17, sports clubs may still be losing money.

The intervention will give the Government a timely boost as it attempts to see off a rebellion on the Tory backbench over Covid status certification.

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