100 days, enough time to laugh
Although it's just 100 days to go before the Olympics, the London organising committee chief is taking a moment to laugh at himself.
Sebastian Coe says he's had fun watching Twenty Twelve, the satirical BBC sitcom about the London Olympics.
The mock-documentary programme follows the adventures of the fictional Olympic Deliverance Commission, run by long-suffering "Head of Deliverance" Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville). One episode followed the Deliverance team as it sought to placate a Muslim nation aggrieved by a prayer room's failure to face Mecca.
Coe has made cameo appearances in the show, but says it's not a case of art imitating life. He said Tuesday that some days at the offices of the real Olympic committee are far funnier than the TV show.