Lasting a total of 187 days, or six months and four days, London 1908 was the longest in modern Olympics history. They were opened on April 27 by King Edward VII and finally closed on October 31. They were held alongside the Franco-British Exhibition, an event that attracted eight million visitors and celebrated the Entente Cordiale signed in 1904 by the United Kingdom and France and which initially attracted more interest among the public and media.
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Ten years on from the start of Athens 2004, talk has been of the Greek capital's failure to provide a meaningful post-Games legacy. But the impact of the Olympics and Paralympics has been a lot more positive than many believe, as David Owen discovers.