Bidding for Glory

Never was there such glory in defeat. Never was there such hope n failure. South Africa invested much more than a total R160m in bidding to host the 2004 Olympic Games in Cape Town and the 2006 soccer World Cup. This was a young, maybe naive democracy asking to stage the two greatest sporting events on the planet, investing its collective hope and self-esteem.

Date
: 16 February 2011
ISBN Number
: 1-86842-106-6
Author
: Griffiths, Edward
Year
: 2000
Publication Page
: 190
Media Type
: Book
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