Looking for a level playing field


It is likely that the 2012 London Olympics will be heavily subsidised with taxpayers' money. I don't have any complaints with that. After all, this is a once in a generation opportunity for the UK to host what is probably the greatest show on earth.

But what if there were two Olympics taking place in 2012. One in London and one in Manchester. And what if only the London one qualified for a subsidy. Would that be fair? The thought of two Olympics...

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