Durban stripped of 2022 Commonwealth Games

South African officials have voiced their disappointment after Durban was stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games amid financial problems. It would have been the first African city to host an international multi-sport event.

by

    South African officials have voiced their disappointment after Durban was stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games amid financial problems.

    It would have been the first African city to host an international multi-sport event.

    But some people in the country see losing the games as a blessing in disguise.

    Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Durban.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Al-Ajrab Sword Brigade, formed in 2015, comprises elite forces from across Saudi military ranks.

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.