We’re celebrating the lasting legacy of London 2012 and the incredible people who continue to turn moments into magic. 10yearson.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk
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Governments hosting high-profile sporting events like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup are repeatedly criticized for building massive, unsustainable venues, often abandoned in the years after the big event. In 2012, London aimed to change that narrative, praised at the time by climate activists for paving the way for sustainable architecture. Nearly a decade later, how are these venues being used and repurposed? What can other host countries learn from 2012? CNBC’s Tom Chitty reports from London.
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Building the Legacy – Beyond 2020-
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government promote initiatives that focus on the Tokyo 2020 Games legacy to use the Tokyo 2020 Games as a catalyst to further cultivate Tokyo as a mature city.
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a yearlong postponementof the Games, but the city has worked hard to make the most of this invaluable“Plus One” opportunity to host an event that is safe and secure.
In order to tell in an easy-to-understand manner the legacy created by multifaceted efforts in both tangible and intangible in preparation for the Games,we have released a booklet called “Building the Legacy – Beyond 2020-”
The Legacy Report of Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 (pre-Games) is available to download here.
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Twenty years ago, Catherine Freeman, a proud Indigenous Australian athlete, lit the Olympic Cauldron marking the Opening Ceremony of Sydney 2000 – a Games that celebrated not only sports achievement but also unity, forgiveness, resilience and innovation.
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Legacies for sport
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Legacies for the city
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