BAI calls on state units to vaccinate players and officials to resume the domestic season | badminton news

New Delhi: I Badminton Association of India (BAIOn Tuesday, it said it had asked its state units to vaccinate their players and officials for a strict resumption of the domestic season. COVID-19 guiding rules.
According to the BAI guidelines, players over the age of 18, coaches, technical officers, organizing team and staff need to be fully vaccinated and are required to carry their certificates with valid barcodes.
For passengers under the age of 18, it will be mandatory to carry a negative RT-PCR report with a barcode, 96 hours prior to departure from their stations.
The 2021-22 season will begin with senior ranking tournaments, followed by events in the age groups.
“The domestic season has been suspended for over a year now. We are trying to start it but the situation has not allowed us to move forward. We want to ensure that when the tournaments start, we start with full participation,” said the BAI General Secretary Ajay Singhania He said in a statement.
“At the same time, all safety protocols are in place and therefore it is important to encourage vaccinations. The purpose of this alert is to inform everyone, all government players and stakeholders to get their vaccinations immediately.”
BAI attempted to restart domestic action with its major ranking tournaments in April earlier this year with a revamped structure and revised prize money of Rs 2.2 crore.
But with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the country, tournaments had to be postponed.


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