To think that I was an "Olympics cynic" prior to these Games being staged in London.
I'm pretty embarrassed to admit to it now.
This 2012 Olympics has been enthralling – there is no other word for it. And for the Scots – without wanting to put the dreaded kilt on it all – it has been especially fulfilling. There is currently a complex cultural and political game being played out between these Olympics, Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, and the theme of 2014 and Scottish independence, but all that aside, these Games have been an astounding success story for Scottish and British sport.
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