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London Mayor Boris Johnson has defended the legacy of the London 2012 Olympics, arguing that the city has achieved more than any previous Olympic city in ensuring a "physical legacy".
Speaking to Daybreak, Mr Johnson said:
"The people who criticise the legacy are going to end up in the same position as the people who criticised the games.
Actually London has achieved more than any previous Olympic city in getting a physical legacy from the Games."
Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes has told Daybreak about the work that needs to continue to ensure an Olympic legacy:
Usain Bolt and other athletes will return to the scene of their Olympic gold medal wins tonight as the Olympic stadium hosts a Diamond League meeting nearly one year after the Olympic opening ceremony.
Called The Anniversary Games, some of the stars of last summer will come together to for the IAAF Diamond League action over the weekend with Sunday dedicated to showcasing the Paralympic champions of 2012.
Labour have slammed the Government for 'squandering' the legacy of the Olympic Games.
The party claimed the Conservatives have no strategy for sport, have scrapped PE targets and have failed to capitalise on the spirit and enthusiasm of the volunteer games makers.