Two sporting stories have made me chuckle today. First comes news that Mohammad Aliabadi, head of the National Olympic Committee in the Islamic Republic of Iran, has complained that the logo for the London 2012 Olympics is part of a Zionist plot. “The use of the word Zion by the designer of Olympics logo in the emblem of the Olympics Games 2012 is a very revolting act,” he said.
Here is the logo:
No sooner had I picked myself up off the floor from reading that report, than I read one of the funniest ever openings to a BBC Sport story: “Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti denied there is a disciplinary problem at the club after Ashley Cole accidentally shot a work placement student.”
It’s a funny old game…