BREAKING: Durban loses Commonwealth Games
[caption id="attachment_196952" align="alignright" width="300"] An artist's impression of various venues to be prepared for the Commonwealth Games in Durban. File photo
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It's official. Durban has lost the rights to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee president Gideon Sam confirmed this on Monday afternoon.
Speaking to TMG Digital from London‚ he said via text message: "The Commonwealth Games Federation is looking for an alternative to Durban."
Sam was in the UK city for a meeting of the CGF‚ where Durban's status as host was discussed.
This is a developing story.