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A police officer wearing a face mask and goggles to protect against COVID-19, stands near a poster of a skier on the wall at a train station in Zhangjiakou in northern China's Hebei Province, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Zhangjiakou will host the FIS Ski Cross and Snowboard Cross World Cups this weekend as part of a series of test events leading up to the 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
China Says Omicron Variant
Will Not Force Beijing 2022 Postponement

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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Some fans wear face masks to help curb the spread of COVID-19 during the national anthem before an NBA game between the Orlando Magic and the Washington Wizards on November 13, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Do NBA Fans Need to Be Vaccinated to Go to Games?

Below is the full rundown on each NBA team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19 whether they require proof of full vaccination, either vaccination or a negative COVID test, or in some teams’ cases, no policy at all. The NBA has mandated that at every arena, regardless of other protocols, fans sitting within 15 […]

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Barclays Center Unveils Hershey Bar

Need a chocolate fix next time you’re at the game? At Barclays Center in Brooklyn, fans can get just that through a first-of-its kind experiential Hershey Bar that has opened at the home of the Brooklyn Nets in partnership with the snacks company. The chocolate-themed bar serves non-alcoholic beverages as well as spiked cocktails, including […]

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Brooklyn Nets Enter Luxury Hotel Partnership

The Spain-based Palladium Hotel Group is entering the United States sports market with a season-long sponsorship deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Palladium branding elements will appear at Barclays Center during Nets home games, and the partnership will produce a digital content series featuring the team and the hotel company’s properties. The NBA recently gave teams […]

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Former Turner Broadcasting President David Levy has been named CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center. Photo: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Images

David Levy Named CEO of Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

Veteran sports media executive David Levy has been named chief executive officer of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center. The hire was announced by Joe Tsai, who also confirmed the completion of his acquisition of full ownership of the NBA team and its arena. In his new role, Levy will oversee all business, revenue, strategy […]

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