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Pools, gyms and outdoor arts performances to return in latest lockdown easing

Pools, gyms and outdoor arts performances to return in latest lockdown easing

The FA is working to submit a comprehensive action plan for Government approval so that grassroots team sports can return.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson pictured on June 23, 2020
Pools, gyms and outdoor arts performances to return in latest lockdown easing
The FA is working to submit a comprehensive action plan for Government approval so that grassroots team sports can return.
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Adam Peaty pictured in July 2017
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Olympic champion Adam Peaty tweeted a plea to Boris Johnson to reconsider the move.
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Mark Foster pictured in November 2016
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Nicola Sturgeon pictured in March 2020
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China's Sun Yang pictured in August 2018
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Missy Franklin pictured in July 2018
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Duncan Scott pictured in 2018
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Mathew Ryan in action for Brighton on April 13, 2019
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Adam Peaty poses with his gold medal on July 24, 2019
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Adam Peaty in action at the World Championships on July 22, 2019
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Adam Peaty poses with his gold medal on July 24, 2019
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Adam Peaty poses with his gold medal on July 24, 2019
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Adam Peaty poses with his gold medal on July 24, 2019
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The Olympic gold medallist is doing gym work, running and cycling.
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Freya Anderson pictured in 2018
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Adam Peaty poses with his gold medal on July 24, 2019
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China's Sun Yang pictured in August 2018
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Medal winner Ellie Simmonds pictured in 2016
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England celebrate winning the Cricket World Cup on July 14, 2019
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The host nation impressed in the 2012 Olympics pool.
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