Start of Euro 2020 football championship in Rome, Italy, kicks off return of large-scale sports events squib

Postponed by a year, the biggest sporting event since the coronavirus brought the world to a halt kicked off Friday at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome – a milestone both for European and world sports.The opening match of soccer’s European Championship was played in the capital of Italy, the first country outside Asia to be struck by the pandemic and the first in the world to implement a nationwide lockdown.The tournament represents a major step forward on the path toward recovery after one of the…
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