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Hosting the Olympics 2012

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  • Submitted: 26/11/2010
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Hosting the Olympics 2012: Is it Worth the Glory?

CONTENTS

Chapter 1

Introduction

Chapter 2

Media and political attitudes towards the bidding process and the subsequent developments

Chapter 3

Physical structures: Architectural considerations, cost of building and how they fit into existing and future community development.

Chapter 4

Financial Implications: Where does the money come from and how does this affect citizens?

Chapter 5

Citizen's rights and freedoms Versus Security

Chapter 6

Transportation issues

Chapter 7

Anticipating the aftermath

Chapter 8

Conclusion

CHAPTER 1

Introduction

This paper aims to explore the overwhelming challenges and opportunities faced by major cities when they undertake regeneration in order to host international sporting events. It will review the examples of cities like Sydney, Barcelona, Atlanta, and, in particular, London. Each of the cities required extensive local regeneration. The paper will focus on the planning and publicity of two heavily populated sites in the UK capital of London, both of which are the size of small towns, for celebration of international events - the Millennium and the 2012 London

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