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BBL suspends season until further notice

Bristol Flyers' remaining fixtures have been postponed until further notice, the BBL has confirmed.

This action, which will be kept under constant review, has been taken in line with the Government's advice that they would no longer support mass gatherings due to the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 virus.

A statement released by the British Basketball League on Tuesday afternoon said: 

Following the latest measures to combat COVID-19 as directed by the Government, the British Basketball League (BBL) has agreed a decision to postpone the 2019/20 season until further notice due to the on-going impact of these measures.

The BBL is wholly owned by its member clubs who as a collective determine any decisions and they have agreed that it is in the best interests of the sport to see out the season and that this postponement offers the best chance to do so.

This action has been taken in consultation with Basketball England, Basketball Scotland, Basketball Wales, BUCS and the AoC Sport.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely and work with all BBL clubs and partners to explore all options to allow us to continue the season prudently and safely at the earliest opportunity.

Bristol Flyers will now suspend indefinitely all non-essential activities including player appearances and fan meetings.

This decision has not been taken lightly, but the club must prioritise the health and well-being of players, staff and supporters.

We trust that supporters will understand the circumstances leading to this decision.

Stay safe, and we look forward to the Flyers Family being back together again soon.

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