Fri Apr 28 21:54:52 SAST 2017

It's official - Durban loses Commonwealth Games

2017-03-13 16:31:50.0 | Matthew Savides |

It’s official. Durban has lost the rights to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Picture credit: Veli Nhlapo

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. — TMG Digital/The Times

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