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we were discussing how the BBC coverage of athletics always used to feature the javelin heavily because of Steve Backley inevitably getting trolled by Jan Zelezny and getting silver, with Mick Hill coming a brave 4th.
sure there was a third guy, scottish and possibly called Nick. he was shite.
He's a right-wing councillor in Auckland, always a talkin' and a tweetin' about how he hates public transport. (And probably poor people. And Pavement too maybe).
Mods. Delete Dick Quax.
Athletics is rubbish.
in Brendan Foster's voice.
Jamie Baulch, Iwan Thomas, Mark Richardson and Roger Black - what a team.
Athlete no one has thought of in ages: Fiona May.
(along with Nourredine Morcelli)
(I got them both, obviously)
not sure i'd have remembered either of them. reckon i'd be well good on pointless, really should apply to go on one day and get rejected/go out in round 1 twice.
(Hopefully hes not developed a career as a right wing politician)
and his Olympic finals just the other week.
2 weeks ago
So glad Daley Thompson got the better of that sporting rivalry.
I saw his at Le Tournoi just last weekend
because of old Ron Pickering's classic gaffe about Juantorena opeining his legs and showing his class
rewatched her infamous trip on Mary Decker recently. dunno what all the fuss was about