Remember that Seinfeld episode where Kramer swims in the East River and an onlooker mistakes him for a dead body on the grounds that no one would be stupid enough to swim in such fetid waters? That’s next year’s Olympics. Not to put too fine a point on it but nearly 1,400 sailors, rowers, kayakers,…
Tag: International Olympic Committee
Women in sport: still a minefield of double standards
Last month, Anna Meares became the greatest female track cyclist in the sport’s history. Anna’s a freak of nature. She broke her neck seven months before the Beijing Olympics and still won silver. She’s won eleven world titles. She’s got five Olympic medals, of every colour, two of them gold. And she can do this….