Anne Borsay on the modest legacy of the 2012 Paralympic Games for disabled people
Radical history and Danny Boyle’s vision of Britain, by Sally Alexander
As the world turns its attention to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, it is worth remembering that the modern Olympics represent the ultimate triumph of capitalist sport and not just about the “ideals” that are presented to the global audience
Olympic legacies, the question of heritage and the Winning Words project at the Olympic Park in London’s East End
As London prepares to host the Olympics, the memories of Olympic veterans have turned to the Mexico games of 1968 – which saw momentous achievement on the tracks, black power salutes from the winners’ rostrum … and a terrible massacre of scores of protesting students..