Seb Coe has written an article for the Telegraph in which he attempts to rebut the "myths" propogated by a "vocal minority" concerning the use of Greenwich Park as an Olympic venue.
The Locog chairman says one of the reasons for choosing Greenwich is that the location enables equestrian competitors to feel part of the games and not be detached from the main events as they have often been in previous games although he seems a little less concerned about the sailing teams who will be based in Weymouth.
He acknowledges that there might not be a "bricks and mortar" legacy but asserts that "having the equestrian events at Badminton or Burghley is not necessarily going to put one more child on a horse".
Responding to claims that the park could be closed for a year, he says that constructions of the arena will begin in the park in April 2012 although critics will point out that he neglects to mention the test event planned for 2011. He refers to local residents as "partners" in the project and says there will be full public consultations as formal planning permission is sought.
Read the article for yourself - do you find Lord Coe's arguments convincing?