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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What if we converted Olympic venues into schools?

It is not enough to build temporary Olympic stadia and arena to lower the costs of mega-events . Rio de Janeiro is going one step further.

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WATCH: What happens after the Olympic Games?

What happens after the Olympic Games? London’s investment in legacy continues, as £300m will be spent on transforming the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a new piece of London after the Games.

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Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul battle for 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul go head to head to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We provide a summary of the venue concept of each bid city.

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Mega-events and citizens

Is there a link between mega-events and human rights? Jay Naidoo and Danny Jordaan discuss the aspects of mega-events which impact on human development.

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Rio de Janeiro – A city leaps forward

Rio de Janeiro is getting ready to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

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8 Ideas about Olympic Cities

Our favourite moments and ideas from our latest #CityTalk on Olypmic Cities.

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Olympic Citizen: Beijing Pt.1

How do the Olympic Games impact on the citizens of a city? We interview citizens from each Olympic Host City of the past two decades on what it means to be an Olympic Citizen.

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Olympic Cities: Legacies

With the question of legacy weighing heavily on the upcoming 2012 London Games, Future Cape Town considers the lasting legacies in the Olympic Cities of the past two decades.

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Lessons for Cape Town to approach global events like the Olympic Games

How can Cape Town learn from cities which have already hosted the Olympic Games?