• Short Summary

    ACCEPTANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN MEXICO CITY THIS YEAR WOULD ALMOST CERTAINLY MEAN A BOYCOTT BY AFRICAN NATIONS, THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF AFRICAN SPORT, M JEAN-CLAUDE GANGA, SAID AT GRENOBLE IN FRANCE TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    ACCEPTANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN MEXICO CITY THIS YEAR WOULD ALMOST CERTAINLY MEAN A BOYCOTT BY AFRICAN NATIONS, THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF AFRICAN SPORT, M JEAN-CLAUDE GANGA, SAID AT GRENOBLE IN FRANCE TODAY (SUNDAY).

    THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, CURRENTLY MEETING IN GRENOBLE, WHERE THE NEXT WINTER OLYMPICS WILL BE HELD IS CONDUCTING A POSTAL BALLOT ON SOUTH AFRICAN ENTRY IN THE MEXICO GAMES. RESULTS ARE EXPECTED LATER THIS MONTH.

    MR. GANGA FROM CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE SAID IF THE DECISION WAS IN FAVOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA, HIS ORGANISATION WOULD CALL AN EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF ITS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WHICH WOULD DECIDE WHAT ACTION TO PROPOSE TO THE 32 MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL.

    M. GANGA WARNED THAT ACCEPTANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA WOULD ALMOST CERTAINLY RESULT IN A BOYCOTT OF THE GAMES BY AFRICAN NATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA311R70H8NA8LX8KZ73046EYL6
    Media URN:
    VLVA311R70H8NA8LX8KZ73046EYL6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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