Sunday, 7 February 2016

And this for the championship...

If Superbowl 50 were actually a fight between a bronco and a panther, I’d know who to bet on.

As this quiz shows, really big sporting events are now logistical nightmares and the biggest are laws unto themselves.

The BBC made a comedy about the 2012 Olympics that was often less absurd than reality, and that’s before you get to the security issues which are at times utterly terrifying. Throw in a side order of corruption in stadium building and sponsorships and you’ve got plenty of trouble even if the PCs never step onto the field. One of the first games I ever ran was about murder at the ancient Olympics...

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