Some Interesting Sites

It seems that people have been doing their homework this afternoon and I’m delighted to pass on some of the sites related to today’s earlier post that I’ve been sent:

http://www.bef.co.uk/Downloads/Greenwich%20Park.pdf

http://www.bef.co.uk/The_Olympic_&_Paralympic_Games/Frequently_Asked_Questions_about_Greenwich.html

http://www.bef.co.uk/Downloads/Greenwich_factSheet.pdf

Greenwich Council has “united with one voice”, and it’s that of Chris Roberts:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/content/articles/2008/02/12/greenwich_olympic_venues_feature.shtml

Good artists’ impression here:
http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/397/66114.html

The stifling of debate is a bit of a concern:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2006/nov/14/sport.comment

Like many articles, this quotes Dane Rawlins, but notes he “lobbied for the equestrian events of the Games to be held at Hickstead in West Sussex”
http://www.eurodressage.com/news/dressage/europe/2006/uk_greenwich.html

Here are some pictures of the 2008 venues in Hong Kong (moved from mainland China after worries about horse diseases). The showjumping etc arena is for 18,000 people, compared to the 23,000 required (by the IOC) for Greenwich.
http://en.beijing2008.cn/cptvenues/venues/equ/n214076123.shtml

This shows the combined size of the two Hong Kong venues:

http://www.hkjc.org.cn/eng/about/activity_olympic_full.asp?in_file=/english/news/news_2007070716426.htm

Interview on site in Greenwich with the course designer:
http://www.military-boekelo.nl/images1/documenten/sue2.pdf


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