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Team Brazil coming to Crystal Palace
19/04/2011 19:10:00

 
 

I have previously confessed to being something of an Olympics-sceptic, both because I think £9,000 million could be better spent on other things and because Croydon residents have had to pay a surcharge on their Council Tax for six years despite there being no venues in the borough and precious few nearby.

Although it is relatively small beer, in the interests of balance I should therefore welcome the news that Team Brazil has chosen the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre as its training headquarters before and during next summer’s London Games. Cue jokes about carnival atmosphere...

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