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Hugh Robertson

Hugh Robertson

London 2012 on track and on budget

June 15, 2012 — Sport

With just 42 days to go until the Games, Hugh Robertson looks back at the how the Olympics project has transformed East London and looks forward to the Queen’s official birthday celebration.

Sporting legacies and Olympic fever

January 18, 2012 — Sport

I was woken by the DCMS Press Officer on New Year’s Day to find the media alight with Olympic fever and a story about betting integrity on the front page of the Sunday Times. Hours later, a BBC News crew was standing outside my house to do an interview. It was a definite reminder, not…

Growing the grassroots game

December 1, 2011 — Sport

Football is our national sport and is a big part of daily life. Whether it’s watching, playing or supporting our favourite teams, football is in our blood.