12 Apr '11, 9am

Arnie and Boris Talk Fitness As Government Drops Its Olympic ...: Photo: london.gov Oh to be a fly on the wall f...

Arnie and Boris Talk Fitness As Government Drops Its Olympic ...: Photo: london.gov Oh to be a fly on the wall f...

Things have improved. The former California governor rode a Boris bike with the Mayor and said 'I think these 6,000 bikes you have in London are a fantastic idea. They are 'a great idea for the whole world.' Mayor Boris Johnson said: ' We can't all be Mr Universe, but we can all be a bit more active.' The meeting and press was all about the goal to boost sports participation in London in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic Games. The Mayor's Sports Participation Fund has dedicated £4.3 million to helping community projects that aim to increase participation in sport, or use sport to tackle social issues. It is ironic that the Mayor is throwing more money at sport at the same time as the national government has quietly dropped its oft-stated goal of the 2012 Olympics: the pledge to inspire one million adults to play more sport. Having won the Games, the previous government was c...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/agovernment-drops...

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