The Guardian is reporting the the rivalry between the UK and Australia is not exactly a ‘clean’ one.
After Rebecca Adlington’s 400m freestyle gold set the tone for Britain in the pool here, John Coates, the head of the Australian Olympic Committee and an International Olympic Committee member since 2001, was asked for his thoughts. “It’s not bad for a country that has no swimming pools and very little soap,” he said.
Well at least it wasn’t the same old ‘Big Gnarly Teeth’ comment that is leveled at most UK residents.]]>