Social legacy of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are billed to be the sports events of the year. But what does it have in store for the community and society as a whole? sportanddev takes a look into some of the most contentious and unusual issues surrounding the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, its legacy and social impact
Lord Seb Coe issuing certificates to the participants of the International Inspiration programme in Tanzania
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Four time Para-Olympian Marge Korkjas discusses the rise of disability sport in Estonia, sources of inspiration, how she has now become a role model for others with disabilities and the awareness of ... Read more
The Beijing Olympics raised questions about the Olympic values, provided the ground for numerous protests and sowed the seeds for change within the International Olympic Committee and Beijing ... Read more
The IOC announced that Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid have made the shortlist of cities bidding to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Sportanddev reflects on the social legacies the Olympics could bring to ... Read more
On the occasion of the upcoming London 2012 Paralympic Games, sportanddev speaks with the President of the International Paralympic Committee, Sir Philip Craven about the social impact of the ... Read more
Ahmed Allouch analyses the educational programmes developed by the Tunisian Olympic Committee and reflects on the social impact of Olympic education in Tunisia, especially after the revolution Read more
The International Inspiration programme has reached 20 million young people all around the world and connected them to the inspirational power of the Games so they are inspired to choose sport.
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How can this international sporting event be a springboard for social change?