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Systems for Sport and Growth - a local re-focus?

Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 13:49

By Matt Kendall

So, 2012 won't get 2 million people more active – we gave up the target. Well why not? What a once in a lifetime opportunity the Olympics is, and here we are 7 and a half months from the opening ceremony and where's the plan? Maybe big events that make everyone sit up and take note don't work? So, when we see a British Handball, volleyball or fencing team compete in London this coming Summer, won't we be inspired, Wimbledon effect-style to have a go? My assertion is that 'of course we will'.. Read More »

Tags: sport, London 2012, Local, Growth