Am I the only one thinking that London 2012 feels like only two summers' ago!?
Just think, a student enrolling on a course at the time of the London closing ceremony will now have completed their honours degree!
Anyway, should snooker be pushing for a slot at future Olympic Games? (..dare I say, discuss...?)
In my opinion, NO.
Snooker's pinnacle will always be the World Championship. Indeed, I'd argue that any discipline that has a tournament 'bigger' than the Olympics, probably shouldn't be included. The likes of football, golf and tennis particularly.
I still feel the Olympics is more about sports like swimming, athletics and gymnastics, for which there is no bigger accolade than an Olympic gold.
However, snooker is expanding globally, with more professionals from different countries than ever before.
But, I can't see an Olympic medal as being at the forefront of may players' aspirations.
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