Durban loses Commonwealth Games

It’s official. Durban has lost the rights to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee president Gideon Sam confirmed this on Monday afternoon.

Gideon Sam

Speaking to Tiso Black Star Group from London‚ he said via text message: “The Commonwealth Games Federation is looking for an alternative to Durban.”

Sam was in the UK city for a meeting of the CGF‚ where Durban’s status as host was discussed.

This is a developing story. — Tiso Black Star Group/The Times