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.

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    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.


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