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SBD Global/July 23, 2012/Olympics
Published July 23, 2012
HELPING HAND: In London, Rajeev Syal wrote that Tony Blair said that his wife Cherie Blair, was "instrumental in securing the 2012 Olympic Games for London." Cherie Blair lobbied many of the less well-known IOC delegates. The success of the bid was previously put down to a number of prominent people, including Ken Livingstone, Sebastian Coe and David Beckham. Cherie Blair's role "may come as a surprise to many" (GUARDIAN, 7/22).