South Africa to bid for 2020 Olympic Games

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa is to make an official bid for the 2020 Olympic Games after the country hosted a successful World Cup, governing Olympic body chief Tubby Reddy announced on Tuesday.

“We have decided that the way forward would be to engage government and key stakeholders on the way forward, but our intention is to provide a world-class city capable of hosting Africa’s first Olympic Games in 2020,” Reddy, South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee CEO, said.

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