Preparing for sporting success at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and beyond by National Audit Office

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StatementNational Audit Office.
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LC ClassificationsGV722 2012 .G74 2008
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Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL17109389M
ISBN 109780102953084
LC Control Number2008396939
OCLC/WorldCa244354611

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It tells the complete story of the Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase, to delivery, the post-Games period and legacy. In this post-Games report, the National Audit Office review how the preparations came together in the Summer ofthe structures in place for delivering the legacy, and the costs forecasts.

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The Games The London Games experience centred on: – Sport that was compelling, excited the world and had the power to inspire a generation. – Seats in venues occupied by passionate fans, with tickets virtually sold out and an electric atmosphere.

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Flyvberg et al., Megaprojects and Risk. Ibid., With London about to host the world’s nations in a bacchanalian celebration of sport, ‘Brit’ power, brand, and all things Olympic, it is perhaps easy to be distracted from the Games’ more sober legacy.

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"Few could have envisaged how successful the London Games. Britain's Jonnie Peacock wins the Men's m - T44race in the Olympic Stadium during the London Paralympic Games September 6, In.

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