MIchael Angelow is often regarded as cricket's first streaker, but there was at least one earlier televised instance of an unclad pitch invasion. I know this because I was watching at the time. To my knowledge there is no other record of this incident anywhere on the internet.
The day before the Olympic opening ceremony, the traditional Day Minus One Men's Soccer Thursday. Meh.
Fiji, a nation whose hopes of a first-ever gold medal rest with the men's rugby sevens team, made their men's soccer debut losing 0-8 to South Korea. Otherwise, as I said, meh. Here's a summary of the day's action.
The Games of the 31st Olympiad have begun in the now traditional fashion: Women's Soccer Wednesday on Day Minus Two.
Nationally, I am endorsing the removal of the Liberal/National government of Malcolm Turnbull. I am supporting a government led by the Australian Labor Party with Bill Shorten as Prime Minister.
I also support a significant presence of competent minor parties in the Senate, particularly the Greens, to act as a robust House of Review and to give strong guidance to the government in policy direction.
We're now at the end of week three of the eight-week federal election campaign, and all the body language I see from Turnbull is the same as he has displayed for the last few months beforehand: He looks bored with the Prime Ministership. That "ok I've done this Prime Minister thing, what's next?" languidness.
Whilst doing a totally unrelated search of my Twitter archive today, I found these two gems from consecutive Christmases 2013 and 2014 about Minister Against The Environment, Greg Hunt. Did I miss something in 2015?
I've been contributing some of my computer's idle time to the World Community Grid for about three years, helping with the computation of research tasks relating to Ebola, TB, HIV/AIDS, as well as general cancer research.
Today they've added a Zika research project and I've signed up.
In which Senator David Leyonhjelm (LDP, NSW) takes just eighteen seconds to tell us the bleeding obvious about his party: