Indianapolis, IN—The State Fair may be canceled, but there is a new event scheduled to take place during that time. Yesterday, The Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event center announced on social media The Fairgrounds Fun Park coming to Indianapolis this summer. The Fairgrounds Fun Park presented by Indiana 811 will occur from July 31 through September 7 in Indianapolis at the Fairgrounds. The event will feature rides, games, and Midway Food. Early bird tickets are available by clicking here. After many complaints on social media about the State Fair being canceled and this event happening at that same time, organizers responded by stating, “the Indiana State Fair is a complex event that attracts over 850,000 guests, including vendors, exhibitors, sponsors, performers and more, spread throughout a 200+ acre campus. Due to this complexity and the impact of COVID-19 on our event, the 2020 State Fair was canceled in June. We are thankful that our partners at North American Midway Entertainment have found a way to provide a simplified event at our facility this summer. The Fairgrounds Fun Park will be a completely new experience, with rides, games, and food stands lining our iconic Main Street.”
Ludogorets Razgrad must play Real Madrid in its Champions League group-stage home debut with a stadium section closed because of fans’ racist behaviour.UEFA says its disciplinary panel imposed sanctions after incidents when Ludogorets eliminated Steaua Bucharest in a playoff last week.Steaua was also punished for fans’ racist behaviour and must play a Europa League match in an empty stadium.Ludogorets hosts Madrid on October 1 in the National Stadium, Sofia. Its own ground does not meet UEFA standards.UEFA fined Ludogorets 16,000 Euros ($A24,000) for fans invading the field and the team receiving at least five yellow cards.UEFA ordered Steaua to play Aalborg on September 18 without fans, for their second racist offense this season. Steaua was fined 64,500 Euros ($A96,745) for the racism and other offenses.UEFA operates an escalating scale of sanctions with further racism incidents provoking full stadium closures, leading to possible disqualification from competitions.”All forms of racist behaviour are considered serious offences against the disciplinary regulations and are punished with the most severe sanctions,” UEFA said.