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Regeneration games? Not likely.

Sport can’t give us a good society

By Paul Bickley  

Sport can’t give us a good society, says Paul Bickley © Dave Highbury

2012 is the great summer of sport—the greatest since the last great summer of sport. Which was probably last summer or the summer before. In fact, the really unusual thing these days would be a summer without much sport. And forget the back page, it’s front page stuff nowadays.

Come to think of it, it’s all over the business pages and social affairs columns too. London 2012—the “regeneration games” that will “inspire a generation” is…

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