n Journal for Contemporary History - The role of the English rebel cricket tour to South Africa 1989/1990, as a factor in the dismantling of apartheid in South African sport
|Article Title||The role of the English rebel cricket tour to South Africa 1989/1990, as a factor in the dismantling of apartheid in South African sport|
|© Publisher:||University of the Free State|
|Journal||Journal for Contemporary History|
|Author||Leo Barnard and Cobus Rademeyer|
|Publication Date||Dec 2002|
|Pages||154 - 164|
During the 1980s South African sport was involved in two separate international tours which had far-reaching effects for the boycott actions against apartheid in sport. The Springbok rugby tour to New Zealand in 1981 and the English cricket tour of South Africa during the 1989/90 season were in many ways very different, but have since been identified by many sports historians as the two most violent tours in the history of South African sport.
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