6 March 2012 Last updated at 18:07

David Bond investigates Sydney's Olympic legacy

The BBC sports editor David Bond investigates the legacy of the 2000 Sydney Olympics and how London can learn lessons from how the Australian public have been affected after the games.

The Sydney Olympic Park is now thriving with a privately-run Olympic stadium and local community using the facilities built for the games, but Olympic hero Cathy Freeman believes the true legacy of the Olympics lies in the "stories people have to tell that can be passed on from generation to generation".