2010 focus at Beijing conference


In an address at the 7th World Conference on Environment and Sport in Beijing, Blessing Manale, a director at the Department of Environmental Affairs said it is that the tournament is hosted in a sustainable manner with minimum negative impact on the environment.

Local Organising Committee environment spokesman Ike Ndlovu said host cities would ensure their plans minimised environmental impact.

The 2010 World Cup is one of the future mega sports events which came under the spotlight at the conference which ended on Saturday.

The theme was “From Plan to Action” and involved discussions on the 2010 World Cup as well as the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games.