Posts Tagged ‘London 2012

03
Mar
10

Will the London Olympics make a difference to the local residents?

When London won the Olympic bid, the main aim of these games was to regenerate and transform the east of the city which is a deprived part of London. A 1km from the Olympic site is Hackney and this is where WHYS will be broadcasting from on Wednesday. Continue reading ‘Will the London Olympics make a difference to the local residents?’

01
Mar
10

London Olympics 2012

Alicia visits Hackney the site where World Have Your Say will be broadcasting on Wed 3rd March, we will be talking to residents about living next to the Olympic site. Continue reading ‘London Olympics 2012’

18
Feb
10

Is hosting a major sporting events a blessing or a curse?

Cities worldwide compete to win hosting rights for the Olympics and other major sporting event but are the potential effects on the economy and countries reputation worth it?

When Vancouver won the Winter Olympics they hoped it would be the best games ever. But with the death of a competitor, ticket woes, a string of errors and being blighted by bad weather there has been increased criticism about shortcomings at the games. Continue reading ‘Is hosting a major sporting events a blessing or a curse?’

21
Aug
08

What do we do with the Olympic feel-good factor?

The Beijing Olympics end on Sunday and the final medal tally is nearly complete. China is the obvious winner – not just in terms of gold medals, but also given the huge boost to its national pride and prestige.
Continue reading ‘What do we do with the Olympic feel-good factor?’




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