Nigerian Women’s 400m competitor REGINA GEORGE
“There’s the queen cheering wildly for Great Britain!” - NBC Commentary
“The Queen… very proud… I’m sure.” - BBC Commentary
Isn’t the idea that you’re about to make a shit load of money from the Olympics to pay for it?
Well, that’s the idea, yes. Our PM claims the Olympics will bring in thirteen billion, but… our government, er, doesn’t have the best record when it comes to making predictions and a lot of economics commentators in our media seem deeply sceptical.
I’m probably still just angry that we spent any money at all on the London 2012 mascot, font and logo so don’t listen to me!
I’m glad the opening ceremony went over so well because we spent all the money we don’t have on it
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling takes part in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in London.