Getty ImagesArizona has given the green light for professional sports leagues to resume operations in the state from 16th May. North America’s major leagues remain on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but Arizona governor Doug Ducey has paved the way for sports to return to action without fans. “We have had discussions with leaders with some of these leagues, and they all know they are welcome to operate, play and perform in the state of Arizona,” Ducey said. “It would be, at this point in time, according to the CDC guidelines, without fans. We could do that safely in the state of Arizona beginning 16th May. ”NBA and NBPA agree to delay CBA cancellation window until SeptemberThe decision means the likes of Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) could now use the state as a regional hub for games until other states ease their lockdown measures.
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