Gold Coast’s Games finale lowers bar for follow-up at Birmingham 2022

Gold Coast’s Games finale lowers bar for follow-up at Birmingham 2022
 

The organisers of Birmingham 2022, possibly daunted by following an event so well received on the ground, may have felt some relief as the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ended on a bum note.
Furious spectators and even the host broadcaster condemned a closing ceremony that barely paid a passing mention to the athletes. Usain Bolt, paid to be here by a telecommunications company and still the biggest draw even eight months into retirement, was on the DJ decks and a Kylie Minogue impersonator featured.
But the athletes had already been seated before the show began, an outrage which reached the... read more

 
16 April 2018 in Sport, Views: 44
Source: Guardian
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