File AN1/2. - Sports,

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  • 1981-1992. (Creation)

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2 folders ; 4 cm.

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Correspondence relating to sports boycotts, in particular those opposing rugby and cricket tours of South Africa, supported by the Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM), its affiliates, and the international community. Correspondents include the National and Olympic Sports Conference of South Africa (NOSC/NSC), the African National Congress (ANC), Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee (SAN-ROC), The Wales Trades Union Congress (WTUC) and the Welsh Office, amongst others. File also includes copies of correspondence between Peter Hain, MP, and members of NOSA, the Urban Foundation, the NSC, and others, regarding rugby links with South Africa. Also includes some AAM and WAAM press releases, copies of conference statements and of related news cuttings.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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English, Welsh.

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Preferred citation: AN1/2.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: AN1/2 (Box 17).