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→  July 18, 2012

Event cut to three hours amid fears checkpoints will not cope with crowds London 2012 tell MailOnline ‘tough decision’ taken to ensure that the 80,000 fans get home Concerns that people will not be able to get the last Tube home at 1aM Organisers hope changes will help get people out of stadium at midnight […]

→  June 22, 2012

“The public nature of the proceedings is the guarantee of integrity and for enthusiasts a fascinating and integral part of the competition. If this decision is irreversible, I do not wish to be even slightly involved as an official with an organisation that treats the public and indeed the traditions of our sport in this […]