Mihir Bose: Row over Stadium caused because Government did not think London would win 2012


The row about the post-Olympic use of the Stratford stadium is the price of unexpected victory. And, if it is not quite like the wages of sin, it is just as painful.

In many ways, the 2012 bid book pledge to retain an athletics track at the Olympic stadium was the sporting equivalent of the Liberal Democrats’ pledge not to raise tuition fees.

They made it in good faith but then they did not expect to be in Government,

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Poland and Ukraine confident Euro 2012 will be successful


By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

January 24 – Polish and Ukrainian officials have been talking enthusiastically about Euro 2012, which is due to start in 500 days time, claiming that the event will boost tourism to both countries and leave a lasting legacy that will benefit generations of citizens.

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