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43 Signs That The London Olympics Will Be A Complete Disaster

•, Adam Taylor

We've had months to consider the question, and we've come to a pretty conclusive answer.


In fact, unless there is some miracle during the games, the London Olympics may be remembered as one of the most disastrous of recent years.

We've come up with 43 reasons that we think the Olympics will be remembered as a disaster, and trust us, the list could have been longer — we probably could have come up with dozens of reasons related to the IOC "brand police" or the G4S fiasco alone.
Barcelona is the one city in the last 30 years has had an unambiguously positive legacy from the games.
In some cases, the Olympics have been directly tied to economic disaster. The Greek budget ballooned to $11 billion, almost double initial estimates.
Economists hired to check the feasibility of the London Olympics thought it was a bad idea.

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