Media reports: NCAA to allow voluntary workouts on campus starting June 1

Media reports: NCAA to allow voluntary workouts on campus starting June 1

The college sports governing body had previously banned all on-campus athletic activities through May 31 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, in turn wiping out the entire spring sports season. North Carolina, for example, will allow outside gatherings of no more than 25 people in Phase 2 of its reopening that will run through June 26. - a decision announced Wednesday by Gov. Roy Cooper.

College sports is finally starting to make its return, but don't expect Duke athletes to get on the field just yet. While some schools around the country have already canceled or altered their fall semesters, others are holding out hope students will be able to return to campus and that athletics (particularly, football) will happen in some form. The status of voluntary athletic activities in all other sports will be determined at a later date. The NCAA iis poised to allow voluntary on-campus workouts in football, men's basketball and women's basketball.

Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reports those who play football, men's basketball and women's basketball are cleared to return June 1 through June 30.

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The 17 UNC system schools will develop and execute their own plans for reopening this fall, UNC president Bill Roper said Wednesday.

Waiving the minimum football attendance requirement for Football Bowl Subdivision members for two years. In a statement, Calhoun said that the NCAA will take many things into consideration when voting on this rule.

The availability and frequency of testing will be a big issue. "We will not simply change the rule, but we will consider a comprehensive package created to address the multiple complexities involved". The decisions also need to be made in cooperation with local, state, and federal guidelines.

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