In an Olympics which thus far have been disappointingly free of controversy, skulduggery and scandal, Australian pole vaulter Steve Hooker has led a pole vault revolt against the dastardly forces of pole vault officialdom.
A dramatic situation unfolded in the London Olympic Stadium last night, as heavy-handed thugs disguised as meek, middle-aged athletics officials with Midlands accents insisted the vaulters compete in the event which they’d flown to London to compete in.
Steve Hooker and his fellow vaulters were having none of that bullying.
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