Poland eases restrictions on sport

The first PKO Ekstraklasa football game will be held on May 29, but without the presence of the public, Morawiecki said. Grzegorz Michałowski/PAP

Polish football and speedway fans will be able to watch their sports again after Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, announced an easing of restrictions on outdoor recreational sport from May 4.

Recreational sport activities will be allowed when no more than six people are gathered together.Darek Delmanowicz/PAP

The first PKO Ekstraklasa football game will be held on May 29, but without the presence of the public, Morawiecki said at a press conference held together with Sports Minister Danuta Dmowska-Andrzejuk.

Speedway Ekstraliga will reinstate its races on June 12, the PM also said.

Recreational sport activities will be allowed when no more than six people are gathered together.

Speedway Ekstraliga will reinstate its races on June 12.Lech Muszyński/PAP

The 'unfreezing' of Polish sport has been divided into five stages, Morawiecki said. 

Any changes to the dates already announced will be consulted with the Health Ministry and the chief sanitary inspector, he added.