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Public Consultation Ordered As Olympics Fails To Deliver Increased Sports Participation

  • BBC, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 8:15 AM

Amid increasing concerns that Britain is failing to live up to the legacy promise of the London 2012 Olympics, a public consultation as the government warns the mounting cost of success for Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes is "at odds with the current financial climate." Almost 250,000 people have stopped taking part in regular activity over the past six months, and a major shakeup of the way sport is funded will now be considered, with money potentially diverted away from national governing bodies (NGBs).

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