South Africa ban host­ing rights for four top sports

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Four of South Africa’s lead­ing sports fed­er­a­tions have been banned from bid­ding for or host­ing ma­jor in­ter­na­tional events for at least a year over their fail­ures to cre­ate op­por­tu­ni­ties for black play­ers. Sports min­is­ter Fik­ile Mbalula said that rugby, cricket, ath­let­ics and net­ball all missed tar­gets they agreed on with the govern­ment. Foot­ball was the only sports to meet its tar­get.

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