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Olympic legacy threatened by plans to return East End to crime-blighted slum

Boris knows bestStadium demolished to make way for derelict wasteland for petty criminals and drug pushers.

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Posted: Jan 31st, 2014
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British youth inspired by menial Olympic support roles

‘We hoped that a new generation would dare to dream of one day carrying in the athletes’ tracksuits after a race, or measuring how far the discus was thrown.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2012
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Boy, 16, becomes first to overdose on ‘Olympics’

tragedy struck half way through the badmintonParents across Britain were today warned to be on their guard after a teenager’s death was attributed to an overdose of the latest legal high, known on the street simply as ‘Olympics’.

According to police at the scene, the boy – who cannot be named because he didn’t have a sponsorship deal – died of acute over-excitement after consuming over 30 ‘tickets’ of Olympics in the space of less than 12 hours.

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2012
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Soldiers would rather return to Afghanistan than serve at Olympics

When faced with the prospect of serving in a hostile, unfamiliar environment, many of the troops would prefer to be in Afghanistan.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2012
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Olympic security guards fail ‘trainers are OK’ test

‘It’s hard to get your head round these new rules allowing punters to wear trainers,’ said Darren Bull, a freelance bouncer.

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2012
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