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    After failing to oust Zimbabwe from the Commenwealth, John Howard is now playing politics with sport by more or less warning the team not to go.


    Bulletin warns Zimbabwe visitors off World Cup
    The Foreign Affairs Department has updated its warning to Australians travelling in Zimbabwe, telling them to avoid large public gatherings like next month's World Cup cricket matches.

    The Federal Government has repeatedly called for all games in Zimbabwe to be moved because of the danger to players and fans.

    Now its official advice to travellers warns those matches could see violent clashes between protesters and police.

    It urges travellers to avoid protests and any political activity in Zimbabwe.

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