“Costly prestige venues are built with the attendant transport and hotel infrastructure often facing decades of under-use at best or demolition at worst.

Quite possibly the most extreme example of this is what has already happened to the London 2012 Olympic Stadium. Built at vast public expense, it was given away by the then London Tory mayor for next to nothing to a rich football club in the richest football league in the world to make money for their Tory-supporting owners and next to nobody else”

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