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London Olympics 1908
To the rest of us, who do not belong to the preposterous International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Games are fast becoming the Greatest Shambles on Earth.
Episode of the Archers: The women's archery competition was won by Britain's Sybil 'Queenie' Newall
This month, as the so-called "sacred" flame of the Olympic movement is mocked and attacked every step of the way on its comical world tour, we have learned that the real bill for the 2012 London Olympics is now set to top a heart-stopping £20 billion.
No wonder, then, the Olympic authorities have overlooked an important anniversary which we should be celebrating right now.
For it is exactly 100 years ago this month that Britain held the Olympics for the first time.
The 1908 London Games were not just the first truly global Olympics. They also stand as a downright embarrassment to the blundering Olympic grandees of today.