YOU know something weird is going on when you find yourself glued to an archery contest.
The Olympic final was between a trio of chubby Italians in shell-suits who could have been extras in The Sopranos, and three Brahmin Americans in khaki shorts who were probably Matt Damon's brothers.
Needless to say the Italians won, scoring maximum 10s with the ease of Willie Tell hitting a Golden Delicious off his gorgeous assistant's nut. I know, I know, Mr Tell was not an archer but a crossbowman. As every schoolkid surely knows it was Robin Hood, played best by Richard Greene, who won Olympic gold when the games were held in Nottingham back in yonder days.
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