The Olympian Effect in Britain
After the huge successes of team GB in the London Olympic games, and the pride that the nation felt both for them, and in the staging of the international showpiece, the hopes were of continued interest and enthusiasm for the country to embrace more sport.
It was hoped that across the nation, the population would become inspired to take up pursuits that our sportsmen and women had excelled in.
Certainly cycling has seen some positive uptake, but many field sports appear to have continued their gentle decline as facilities dwindle.
The attitude of councils would seem to remain that playing fields are little more than potential Continue reading How The Olympic Games Helps Britain