South Africa Fit To Host 2024 Summer Olympics

R-Sport reports South Africa is fit to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, and would be supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the head organizer of the country’s 2010 football World Cup and chief of South Africa’s World Cup legacy agency.

Although South Africa’s national Olympic committee has commissioned an initial feasibility study, it has not yet said whether it will bid “absolutely”, Danny Jordaan said when asked if his country could host the Games.

He said, “in the International Olympic Committee there is a strong understanding that the time has come to hold the Games in Africa”.

Jordaan added that IOC head Jacques Rogge’s 2010 Comments that the Olympics could be held in Africa as an example of the continent’s rise, reports R-Sport.