This article is spot on
Warning that medal obsession is harming grassroots sport: Critics say officials have done little to improve chances for ordinary people since London 2012
- Despite promises of a ‘legacy’ and a million people being inspired to take up sport after 2012, there was a decrease in participation
- Labour politician Lee Waters said sports clubs had been ‘brought to the brink’ by funding cuts while top athletes were ‘prioritised’
- He said: 'An obsession with medals risks the future of grassroots sports'