From London to Rio with Love: lessons in Olympic legacy

Against all the odds, London has delivered an Olympic legacy that will make it the test case city against which all future Olympic host cities will be judged. There are many things London could have done better, but compared to Rio, which has been negatively described as 'The Displacement Games', London has shown how the juggernaut of Olympic development, and its commercial imperative, can be harnessed to the broader cause of meaningful urban regeneration in cities marked by social and economic inequality.