Nicky BandiniTwo of the members of the TELEVISION crew are in London while the third is in Florence, where he is following the nationwide team in its training camp in Coverciano. “I hope this will be fixed quickly,” said Auro Borrelli, editor in chief of Rai Sport.The Italian football federation (FIGC), informed of the favorable test outcomes of the crew members in the early hours of the morning, have closed the doors of its sports centre to secure both the group and the training staff. The in-person press conference with the players, scheduled for today, was cancelled and was held from another location, through video link.The federation immediately sanitised the media centre and workplaces, which was frequented by the individual who checked positive. In spite of this, the federation fears that the contagious Delta variation might have struck the federation officials, who are following the Italian nationwide team, regardless of distancing and anti-covid procedures having actually been observed throughout the European Championship in between the members of the FIGC.The FIGC delegation and the gamers will leave tomorrow morning, around 11am, with a flight from Florence airport to Luton. The scenario is more made complex for Rai, who will have to change the service technicians and the reporter simply over 48 hours prior to the match.The episode has rekindled the debate on Uefas questionable decision to hold the game in London, regardless of the increase in infections in the UK, and the spread of the Delta variation.
Italy – Three people from broadcaster Rai test positive – Face-to-face press conference cancelled on FridayThree TV crew members from the public broadcaster, Rai, who are following Italys nationwide group, tested favorable for Covid-19 on Friday, tossing the countrys football federation into panic and prompting authorities to cancel Fridays in person press conference with the Azzurri.A reporter, Alberto Rimedio, and two TV specialists returned positive tests for coronavirus after taking a swab test early this morning, according to a number of reports in the Italian press.Giorgio Chiellini, the grinning warrior, offers Italy mental edge