I admit it. I was sceptical when London first won the Olympic bid back in 2005. Unless it’s the World Cup I usually avoid sporting events on television and find it about as interesting as watching grass blowing in the wind.
“Everyone” is getting geared up for the summer of celebration, or at least so the Establishment tells us. But these are welcome diversions from more serious issues, says James Bloodworth.
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