Radio 4 Reports Politics On The Pitch


Genome: [r4 Bd=19691104]South African sportsmen have become the targets of protesters wherever they go. Tomorrow it's the turn of the world's best rugby players, the Springboks, in their ma.tch against Oxford University. Because it is a lily white ' team five masters of Oxford colleges have protested, the University has dissociated itself from the fixture. and students have denounced it in even stronger terms.

Are the protesters against injustice in South Africa consistent? Can international sport continue at all unless individuals and governments keep their political ideals off the pitch?

Presented by RENÈ CUTFORTH Produced by KEITH HINDELL

Genome: [r4 Bd=19691104] Produced By: Keith Hindell