Welcome to the Foundation’s official news page, where you will find details of recent press releases, activities, and event information. This month sees the launch of our series of virtual events after we had to postpone our face to face events due to the pandemic. In our first virtual event Mike and Barry Richards take us through the early years of their careers, as well as the highs and lows. View the video here.
The next event will take place on 28th April at 2pm UK time/ 3pm SA. Details to register will be available via our events page very soon.
The 3rd of April marked the 50th anniversary of the Newlands Walk off. That was a seminal moment in cricket’s contribution to the anti-apartheid movement of the early 1970s. The players walked off at the start of a match at the iconic Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town on in 1971 in protest against a ruling by the apartheid Government of South Africa that the cricket authorities would not be permitted to select two non-white players for an upcoming cricket tour of Australia. Read more.
Lastly, we would like to thank all of our donors who regularly provide critical funding to help enable the Foundation to achieve its mission.
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