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Published on May 2, 2008

Author: Stella

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Slide1:  OLYMPIC OPPORTUNITES RAISING THE GAME ACROSS THE UK MONDAY 17th JANUARY 2005 SIMON CLEGG CHIEF EXECUTIVE BRITISH OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION Slide2:  Move sport up the political and social agenda Use of sport to achieve political objectives Increased funding for sport SPORTING BENEFITS SPORTING BENEFITS:  Opportunities for Olympic Governing Bodies - Participation - Effect on participation and grass root sport - Development of talent identification systems - Development of high performance models SPORTING BENEFITS SPORTING BENEFITS:  Improved sports infrastructure Home Country advantage Increased funding to elite sport Team GB results SPORTING BENEFITS SPORTING BENEFITS :  Legacy - Improved government relations - Facility infrastructure - Governing Body infrastructure - Financial dividend - Increased brand value SPORTING BENEFITS Slide14:  ‘If we do what we did for the last Games we will be nowhere, if we follow the best practice internationally we may just be competitive, but if we fill each day with initiative we will win medals’.   Rob de Castella, Director, Australian Institute for Sport (1995)

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