Sporting Nation?

As we enter the Olympic year, Julian Worricker investigates the extent to which we're a sporting nation.

How do our lifestyles and the economy affecting our approach to sport today? Has the growth of mass sporting events increased participation as much as it's boosted the coffers of the people organising them? And does success at the Olympics really equate to more people on the pitch?

Julian enjoys a school sport that's enjoying a revival; Winifred Robinson has a go at Nordic walking and Peter White finds out why those taking part in one Paralympic sport are determined that it will go mainstream.

The presenter is Julian Worricker. The producer is Katy Takatsuki.

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Mon 2 Jan 2012 12:04

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