Olympic Spillage #7: Aliens, mouth bling and a really bad case of 'has anyone seen my keys?'
Aliens at the Opening Ceremony, mouth bling and an epidemic of lost keys all feature in today’s Olympic Spillage.
Aliens at the Opening Ceremony?
There was a hell of a lot going on at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics on Friday night. Sheep, nurses, a giant Voldemort and flying bicycles was only the half of it but it seems now that there may have been an uninvited guest at the shindig too.
According to reports, a UFO was pictured hovering above the stadium on Friday night. This video does show a disc-shaped object in the sky as thousands of fireworks were let loose over London.
Is it a blimp for the overhead camera shots or, as no doubt many will claim, a UFO? In fairness, aliens usually only visit the most remote places in the world (allegedly) so at least this UFO shows a healthy interest in world affairs.
Ryan Lochte brought his own bling to the medal ceremony
After winning the 400m Individual Medley, US swim sensation Ryan Lochte became pretty famous. But his medal ceremony has brought him to a new level of notoriety. The man who is so far eclipsing Michael Phelps decided to pop in a diamond encrusted grill – like an aquatic Lil Wayne – to receive his gold.
Olympic officials were none too chuffed that his teeth were out dazzling the medal so they told him they would not present his winner’s medal unless the grill was removed. In the end the officials won that battle but Lochte stuck the bling back in for the pictures, like the one above.
Has anyone seen my keys Part I
Losing your keys is a massive head wrecker. Changing the locks is costly and a pain and you will never get your Justin Bieber key ring back either, or maybe that’s just me. Anyway, the police in London are learning the hard way too after it was revealed today that the keys to Wembley Stadium were lost last week.
The keys, which were for a large number of internal doors, were lost forcing security to get them all changed ahead of yesterday’s opening football games at the stadium.
"Detectives also attended to ascertain if there was any evidence of criminal offences," a spokeswoman said. "There's none at this time."
Some policeman is going to find them in his jeans next week and say nothing we suspect.
Has anyone seen my keys Part II
And there was even worse news at Wimbledon, the tennis venue for London 2012, as they too lost some keys last week. The ones they misplaced are some very high tech laser keys, similar to those used in prisons, which cost an eye-watering £40,000 a set to replace.
Rumours that Andy Murray nicked them to get in some extra practice are totally unfounded.