AND so to Glasgow.
The Olympic mission has been passed on to Rio de Janeiro, but the first major stop for the athletic caravan, or for some of it at least, is the Commonwealth Games of 2014.
London is a hard act to follow and Glasgow will not try to do so in scale or in expenditure. The Olympic Games of 2012 may be remembered as the best ever with outstanding performances, most conspicuously from Team GB, but Glasgow need not shrink from the challenge of staging an individualistic event far removed from the overblown elements that accompany the biggest show on earth.
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