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    There's been a mixed reaction from South Africa's sporting administrators to the Government's announcement of some relaxation of its policies on sport between people of different races.

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    There's been a mixed reaction from South Africa's sporting administrators to the Government's announcement of some relaxation of its policies on sport between people of different races.The South African Sports Minister, Mr. Piet Koornhoff, announced on Thursday (23 September) that mixed race teams could represent South Africa overseas, and black, mixed race and white teams could play each other in league fixtures at home. Many sporting administrators said the announcement was a step in the right direction,but much more had to be done. Mr. Rudolph Opperman, Chairman of the South African Olympic Committee, Mr. Abdul Bhanjee of the Coloured Soccer Federation and Mr. Justice Blen Franklin, the President of the South African Lawn Tennis Union, gave their reactions to the Government announcement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA16VY04LR3QCQZUVL6LBHGDL7E
    Media URN:
    VLVA16VY04LR3QCQZUVL6LBHGDL7E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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