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Sport: It's all about me!

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson was surprisingly and admirably honest on Newsnight when she said 'athletes aren't really that bothered about legacy'. The former Olympic swimmer Karen Pickering also put things in perspective when she said that what mattered for sportsmen and women was that nothing, like transport to an event, should 'impact on (them) getting ready to perform at their best'.

It's good when people speak plainly.

I don't believe I should have suffered the impact of being kicked out of my home so that sportsmen and women can avoid the impact of traffic jams nor do I think it's worthwhile spending over £13billion for an ephemeral three week sports jamboree.


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