Posted by: olymponomics | June 5, 2012

Another risk round-up

As London 2012 fast approaches the volume of reports about Olympic-related threats and hazards grows steadily, ranging from the credible to the rather more speculative – making it difficult to prioritise one risk above another. These ‘risk tales’ have included:

Other news stories provide an indication of some of the media storms that might blow up over the coming weeks, such as rumblings over the VIP treatment provided for foreign dignitaries and members of the ‘Olympic family’, the limited social impact of the event (which no doubt we will hear more about, once the clean up begins) and the scope for disruption of the event by protests from different groups, such as diversion of the Olympic flame by Irish Republicans.

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