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Lloyd Burnard | The year the loss of sport brought perspective and appreciation

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Batsman Quinton de Kock. Picture: Stu Forster/Getty Images
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Lloyd Burnard writes that the power of sport was seen in 2019 but, in 2020, came perspective.

On November 10, 2019 the streets of the Cape Town were painted in a sea of colour as tens of thousands crammed into the CBD and its surrounds to celebrate the Springboks.

Bodies were draped over balconies on Long Street and had ascended traffic lights in Adderley Street – all to catch a glimpse of an army of soldiers that had returned home from Japan triumphant.

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