Your chance to speak to Lord Sebastian Coe

In just a few weeks London Mayor Boris Johnson will be handed the Olympic flag to signal the start of the Olympiad in Britain. But is the country ready and willing to embrace the Games in 2012?

What does the London Olympics mean to you? Are you excited or do you feel detached? As costs spiral, is your region losing out? Is it a Games for London or for the whole of Britain?

Now's your chance to speak directly to the people in charge and tell them exactly what you think.

On Monday night on 5 Live Sport from 1910-2030 BST, Lord Sebastian Coe and Olympics minister Tessa Jowell join Brian Alexander in the studio and will be ready to take all your questions on 2012.

It is also being streamed live on the BBC Sport website.

You can call in on the night on 0500 909693 or e-mail the programme anytime at

In the build-up to the show, we want to kick-off the debate here on the Olympics blog and hear your stories on how the London Olympics is affecting you right now.

Do you have a personal or business project being hampered because Lottery funding has been diverted to the Olympics?

Or maybe you feel strongly about the amazing legacy this event could provide the country?

Get your thoughts on this blog, or save them for the show on Monday.

Mark Ashenden is a BBC Sport journalist focusing on the Olympic Dreams series. Our FAQs should answer any questions you have.


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