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Were the London 2012 Olympic Games socially and economically beneficial for the host city?

*The following is an essay I wrote prior to the Olympic Games in Rio. Ammendments have been made in order to remain time sensitive. Apologies in advance for the lengthy quotation; the aim was to incorporate qualitative, as well as quantitative, data. 1,899 more words

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The London 2012 Olympic Games

Then a completely wonderful, bizarre, tiring and fantastic experience happened to me.  That experience was London 2012 Olympic Games.  Now given the state of my health, you would be completely correct to assume that I wasn’t competing in the Games.  2,722 more words

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The London Olympics Made Us Happy, But Was It Worth It?

The 2012 Olympic Games caused a marked increase in happiness among Londoners, according to new LSE research which shows for the first time that there are significant intangible effects to hosting the event. 645 more words

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2016 Rio Olympics; SASCOC sign sponsorship agreement with National Lotteries Commission

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has received a financial boost of R70 million (£3.6 million/$4.8 million/€4.3 million) ahead of Rio 2016 as a result of a sponsorship deal with the National Lotteries Commission (NLC). 215 more words