Today, it was confirmed that the hosts of the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be Durban.
It will be the first time the event will have been staged in Africa.
The decision was unanimous to vote for Durban's by the Commonwealth Games Federation's General Assembley.
"It is a great day for Durban and for South Africa as we bring the Games of 2022 to Africa," Mark Alexander, the chairman of Durban 2022, said.
"This bid to host the Commonwealth Games will accelerate the progress the city is making in construction and development, and in building a more inclusive citizenry.
"Through the Games we aim to build greater social cohesion, create opportunities for empowerment, boost prosperity and ensure equality, while also fast-tracking economic growth in our country.
"The Commonwealth Games in Durban will be a game changer for the city."
Commonwealth Games England would like to congratulate Durban on a successful bid and we look forward to visiting in 2022.