Reality Bites

On sending 18 year old Adam Gemeli to the 2012 London Olympics despite the reservations of his coach…

British Athletics coach Charles van Commenée performing a shrugging gesture giving away his nationality as being from the Netherlands.I am not sending my 12-year-old niece to fight al-Qaeda. We are going to the Games. It’s fun.

A lot of people in athletics make it sound as if they are living a hard life, as if they have to go to the coal mines in Azerbaijan every morning or maybe have to work for the Daily Mail every day. That’s what I call tough.

UK Athletics Head Coach Charles van Commenee