International Conference on Sports Boycott against SA commences in Paris

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Thursday, 16 May 1985

On 16 May 1985, The International Conference on Sports Boycott against South Africa started their three-day conference at UNESCO House in Paris, France. The conference was organised by the Special Committee against Apartheid in cooperation with the Supreme Council on Sports in Africa and the South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee.


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This article was produced by South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011

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