Learning Unit 7 - International Pressure (Rebel Tours (From being expelled…
Learning Unit 7 - International Pressure
SA excluded from Olympics for 32 years.
From being expelled, SA arranged rebel yours to SA
Sponsors of international teams received significant tax incentives.
Funds were made available to governing bodies to gain readmission internationally.
National broadcasting assisted when covering a international sport.
International athletes close to retiring were lured with large sums of cash to stop the inevitable.
International rugby teams had to comply with policies so no Maoris would be allowed to tour.
Basil D'Oliveira was not allowed to tour to SA.
A golfer won a golf tournament and wasn't allowed in the clubhouse and received his trophy through a window,
Sa Council of Sport
Racial Discrimination in sport.
Inferior facilities for people of colour.
Political Interference in sport.
Foreign teams were allowed to play against black SA teams.
Mixed invitational teams were allowed to play against foreign teams.
Mid 70's Multi racial teams could be selected to compete internationally.
Return to International Competition
Every sport needed to merge all bodies into one.
Each federation had to have a programme in place for the disadvantage people.
Each federation had to enjoy recognition from the international federation.
SA returned to Barcelona Olympics under Sam Ramasamy.