Covıd-19, Netherlands, Tokyo Olympics, Rowing

Covıd-19, Netherlands

Olympics: Dutch rowing team agrees to isolation measures after positive COVID-19 tests

Olympics: Dutch rowing team agrees to isolation measures after positive COVID-19 tests

26/7/2021 6:28:00 AM

Olympics: Dutch rowing team agrees to isolation measures after positive COVID-19 tests

TOKYO: The Dutch rowing team has agreed to separate itself from other competitors after one of its athletes, a coach and a staff member all tested ...

AdvertisementAdvertisementA staff member on the Dutch rowing team came back with a positive test last week as well.Dutch media reported on Sunday that World Rowing and Games organisers had accepted requests from some delegations to isolate the Dutch rowing team from others as much as possible.

Younger persons should avoid strenuous physical activity for 2 weeks, instead of just 1, after either dose of Covid-19 vaccine: Expert Committee Woman ditched Covid-19 swab test appointment to shop, visit boyfriend’s place while on MC 90 suspected adverse events reported after Sinovac COVID-19 vaccinations in Singapore: HSA

The Netherlands' high performance director of rowing, Hessel Evertse, told Reuters there were no"official close contacts" identified, but that the team agreed to the isolation measures nonetheless."In order to get trust and confidence with (other) countries and (especially) the volunteers. So we are happy to cooperate," Evertse said via email, adding that there were no additional positive tests reported on Monday morning.

AdvertisementAdvertisementThere were no races at the Sea Forest Waterway on Monday, after the World Rowing Executive Committee last week moved up the events to Sunday, citing a forecast for"adverse weather".On Sunday, organisers also suspended Tuesday's programme due to the weather, pushing the races to later in the week. headtopics.com

"We focus on what we do have," Evertse said,"a good bed, a good meal, a good practice in order to get what we are (here) for: our best race."Olympic rowing is set to continue on Wednesday.Catch the Olympics Games Tokyo 2020 LIVE with 14 dedicated channels on meWATCH. Sign in now at

and get into the action with Mediacorp, Singapore’s Olympics Network. Read more: CNA »

Covid-19: S’pore ‘neither reversing nor racing ahead’ with reopening but pausing to slow, monitor spread, say ministers

SINGAPORE — In the face of questions over the progress of Singapore’s reopening amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday (Sept 10) that the country is neither “reversing” nor “racing ahead” but will take the next two to four weeks to slow down transmission and monitor the rise in infections.

Nice photo of the oar. Can't afford the copywrite for the photo?

Olympics: Dutch rowing coach tests positive for COVID-19Dutch rowing coach Josy Verdonkschot has tested positive for COVID-19 , the Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOCNSF) said on Sunday, and has gone ...

A Dutch rowing trainer had a depressing description of what the pandemic Olympics are likeBetween the lack of fans at the Tokyo Olympics and the restrictions on the athletes, these games have a despondent atmosphere. Its not and no thanks to the IOC

Olympics-Cycling-Dutch armada aim to paint road orangeAnna van der Breggen knows that if she is to celebrate her final year as a professional cyclist with a second successive Olympic title she will ... yeah how did that work out for them today? what a total debacle

Olympics: Dutch rowing coach tests positive for COVID-19Dutch rowing coach Josy Verdonkschot has tested positive for COVID-19 , the Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOCNSF) said on Sunday, and has gone ...

Olympics-Germany's road race team face anxious wait after Geschke's positive COVID testTOKYO: Germany's entire road race team are still in a state of uncertainty at the Tokyo Games following cyclist Simon Geschke's positive ...

Olympics: Organisers report 10 more COVID-19 casesOlympics organisers reported on Sunday 10 new Olympics-related COVID-19 cases, bringing the disclosed total to 132.